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English Language and Literature BA (Hons)

Newcastle University

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UCAS CODE: Q300

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site (Newcastle)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Immerse yourself in the literary and linguistic study of language as part of a wide-ranging degree in an inspiring city.

Course overview

This three-year joint honours English Language and Literature BA Honours degree develops your knowledge of the history of English and how it's used. You'll gain an insight into literature from medieval England to the present day, while also investigating the structure and development of the English language and its many uses today.

You'll learn from subject experts, world-leading researchers in literature and linguistics throughout your degree programme.

You'll be able to immerse yourself in local culture at venues such as Seven Stories, The Wordsworth Trust and the Literary and Philosophical Society.

Developing your knowledge of the scientific methodologies used to study the English language, you'll become a confident professional with a range of valuable skills applicable to fields across language and literature.

Teaching methods

You can normally expect to spend around 10 hours per week attending lectures, seminars, workshops and film screenings. You also spend around 25 hours per week on class preparation, reading, writing, and other kinds of independent research recommended by your tutor.

Study abroad

You have the opportunity to study abroad for one semester in your second year. In Europe we have links with:

  • Ghent University, Belgium
  • Leipzig University, Germany
  • Groningen University, Netherlands
  • Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands

We have links with universities in other parts of the world, including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and the USA, including, but not limited to:

  • Monash University, Australia
  • University of Sydney, Australia
  • McGill University, Canada
  • University of Hong Kong
  • University of Vermont, USA

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 20,400per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : AAB - AAA

Including English Literature or English Language and Literature at grade A, excluding General Studies.

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University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    37th

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    30th out of 100 13

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    139 68%

    27th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68.0 68%

    36th

    23
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    90th

    41

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