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English Language and English Literature BA (Hons)

University of Manchester

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UCAS CODE: QQ10

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Our BA English Language and English Literature joint honours course will enable you to delve into the science of language while exploring a wide range of texts dating from a variety of periods.You will be taken on a broadly chronological journey of English Literature from the Anglo Saxon period through to the present day.In addition, you will investigate the sounds, words and grammar of the English language, and you will discover where English comes from, how it developed over time, how it varies across the UK and further afield, and how it is used in different situations.You will acquire the skills required for analytical language study alongside the means to apply those skills to the study of historical and present-day English. You will practise key transferable skills such as essay writing and how to give a presentation.You can also broaden the scope of your studies to investigate the interaction between psychology and language (psycholinguistics), child language development, and explore a range of methodological approaches used in study of English Language and English Literature.You will become part of a thriving community of students, lecturers and writers at The University of Manchester, based in the heart of a UNESCO City of Literature that has produced some of the world's greatest writers and has a thriving literature and arts scene, including major events like Manchester Literature Festival.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

University of Manchester

  • University League Table

    15th

  • Campus address

    The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    11th out of 100 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    164 81%

    13th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    28th

    11
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    72nd

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