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English with Foundation BA (Hons)

University of Plymouth

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    Q302

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    77th

  • Subject Ranking

    40th

    20 (English)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    130

  • Graduate Prospects

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    67

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    4.28

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    21-SEP-20

Course Summary

The BA English with Foundation is a four year programme of study that includes a foundation year which offers access to Humanities education to students regionally and nationally who do not have the standard entry profile for Year 1 BA study. Equally, the programme is designed for those returning to study who have relevant work/professional experience but not the required academic profile for Level 4 entry. It is also suitable for Level 3 learners whose subject choice does not include the necessary background, but who are otherwise academically strong. The quality of our teaching, as demonstrated in NSS results, and a real understanding of the skills needed for University education, enable us to prepare students for the rigours of a four year degree in highly effective and stimulating ways. **Key Features**This four-year programme is designed to give you the grounding necessary to progress through your undergraduate studies in English, and through the many opportunities we give you,Find the best possible direction to grow your love of learning. Your first year will: - Welcome you to an exciting and eclectic curriculum which will develop your knowledge of the disciplines of English literature, creative writing and history while also engaging with lively interdisciplinary enquiry across a wide range of historical periods and literary forms.- Provide training in all the skills required for a successful passage through your undergraduate study: research, use of digital resources, essay-writing, academic argument, presentations, independent study.- Iintroduce you to supportive and accessible academic staff in a welcoming community.- Immerse you in an academic environment offering a wide range of field trips, access to free cultural events through Peninsula Arts, student-led magazines, internships and extra-curricular work experiences.- Give you access to state-of-the-art facilities, library and learning resources on our city-centre campus.- Enable you to find a route for you, whether you are returning to education after a break or if you come with qualifications other than A levels.When you join the BA (Hons) English with Foundation, you’ll also: - Choose from a wide variety of specialist modules, including period and cultural studies and creative writing in your 2nd, 3rd, and final years.- Receive free set texts for all core modules throughout your four years.- Benefit from assessment through coursework, with no written exams.- Boost your career prospects by working with a publishing house, literary agent, arts organisation or magazine on our work-based learning module or extra-curricular internships.- Make use of our open-door policy and talk to your lecturers in a friendly and supportive learning environment.- Learn from internationally recognised research-active staff, including published creative writers.- Experience other cultures by studying or working abroad in either Europe or the US.- Write and be published as part of INK, the BA (Hons) English and Creative Writing student-run magazine.- Access resources at any time with the University library, open 24 hours 365 days a year, offering a vast range of electronic and print materials, including a rare books collection.- Make the most of a rich cultural life with Plymouth University’s Peninsula Arts programme and the University’s links with local arts organisations, like the Theatre Royal.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • UCAS Tariff
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • AS

Details

32-48 points, minimum of 2 A Levels excluding General Studies

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

77th

About this University

The University of Plymouth's impressive campus sits within the heart of 'Britain's Ocean City', between the sea, Cornwall and Dartmoor. Acclaimed for its teaching and research, the University of Plymouth has 23 Higher Education Academy National Teaching Fellows.

Address

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Drake Circus

Plymouth

PL4 8AA

UNITED KINGDOM