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English Literature and French BA (Hons)

University of Manchester

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UCAS CODE: RQ13

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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

BA English Literature and French will enable you to explore a wide range of texts dating from a variety of periods.You will also develop a comprehensive grounding in French language, literature, culture, history, and linguistics, enabling you to become proficient enough in French to live and work effectively in a French-speaking environment.**English Literature**- You will explore more than 1,000 years of literature and culture: from medieval romance to the postcolonial and postmodern.- You can specialise in English Literature, American, Irish and post-colonial literatures, cultural theory, creative writing, and film.- You will engage with a range of literary/non-literary genres including film, music and texts, from Anglo-Saxon times to the present.- Benefit from our research activity in English and American Studies, with more than 12 active research groups ranging from Anglo Saxon literature to 21st century writing and film.- Enjoy creative writing course unit options in your second and third years of study.**French**- You will have between three and six hours of classes in French grammar and conversation every week (at post A-Level or beginners' level), in order to reach near-native precision and fluency. This will run in parallel with optional course units on French and Francophone history, politics, literature, popular culture, and/or linguistics, from the Early Modern period to the present. - You will benefit from our long-established partnership with the Alliance Francaise de Manchester with cultural events throughout the year, such as film screenings, talks, plays, concerts, exhibitions, and intensive language classes. - You will also benefit from our collaboration with the Institut de Touraine in the Loire Valley, which hosts Easter and Summer French language classes that are appropriate for ab initio students and finalists. - Our range and quality of courses are regularly cited for praise by external examiners and three colleagues have won University and Faculty Teaching Excellence Awards.

Application deadline

25 January

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A level : AAB

AAB, including A in English Literature or English Language and Literature.The University recognises the benefit of the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) and the opportunities it provides for applicants to develop independent study and research skills. We strongly encourage you to provide information about the EPQ in your personal statement and at interview. For this programme, as well as the regular conditions of offer, we may make students who are currently taking or completed the EPQ an alternative offer. For this

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University information

University of Manchester

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    12th out of 100 1

    24th out of 49 17

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    164 79%

    12th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68.0 68%

    24th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.71 74%

    89th

    17
  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    157 73%

    17th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%

    26th

    11
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.72 74%

    37th

    2

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