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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

An English degree from the University of Bristol gives you the opportunity to study the full breadth and range of literature written in English.Year one lays strong foundations, providing training in close reading, critical and theoretical approaches and in the skills and conventions of academic writing, alongside the study of poetry, narrative writing and drama from the medieval period to the mid-18th century. You may also choose an optional unit or a unit from another department in the University.In year two you will continue to study successive periods of English literature, from the mid-18th century to the present day, complemented by work on individual authors and topics chosen from a list of research-led special subject units. These include creative writing, as well as options related to earlier literature. You may choose to study abroad for one teaching block of your second year.In the third year you will choose options in later literature, in trans-historical topics and in special subjects, and have the opportunity to write a dissertation on a topic of your own choosing.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 20,100per year

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A level : ABB - AAA

Standard offer: AAA including English Literature or combined English Literature and Language.Contextual offer: ABB including A in English Literature or combined English Literature and Language.Please visit: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/contextual-offers/ for more information about contextual offers.

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University information

University of Bristol

  • University League Table

    14th

  • Campus address

    University of Bristol, Senate House, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol, Bristol, BS8 1TH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    18th out of 106 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    169 82%

    12th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    81 81%

    8th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.78 76%

    100th

    22

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