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English and History with a Year Abroad BA (Hons)

Queen Mary University of London

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    18-SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Combine your love of English literature with learning about the sociopolitical history behind it.What’s the relationship between a piece of writing and the context in which it was written? How are writers affected by their circumstances? What influence do literary texts have on social, cultural and political life?This popular joint degree links the social and political history of a period with its literary texts, giving you the chance to reflect on these questions and consider how the two disciplines relate to and inform one another.You’ll examine the interaction between writing and society, studying core history and English modules, and gain increasing freedom to study the topics and historical periods that interest you most - whether that's discovering the impact of the French Revolution on English art or walking through the London of Defoe, Dickens, Virginia Woolf or Monica Ali.

Application deadline

25 January

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A level : ABB

This must include grade A or above in English Literature, English Language and Literature or English Language. Excluded subjects - General Studies and Critical Thinking.

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University information

Queen Mary University of London

  • University League Table

    35th

  • Campus address

    Queen Mary University of London, Admissions and Recruitment Office, Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, E1 4NS, England

Queen Mary is truly inclusive, with 170 nationalities represented on its campuses.
Queen Mary students can enjoy the security and friendliness of campus life while living in one of the world’s most exciting cities.
Research at Queen Mary is world-leading across disciplines, with its academics making a major impact across all subject areas.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    25th out of 91 4

    40th out of 100 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    129 66%

    36th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62.0 62%

    36th

    14
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    37th

    7
  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    127 61%

    37th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%

    32nd

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.77 75%

    78th

    9

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