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English Literature and History BA (Hons)

University of Worcester

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UCAS CODE: QV31

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Overview

In combination, these subject areas enable you to explore English Literature in some of the immensely varied contexts of its production alongside investigating different aspects of History across a broad range of periods.

English Literature at Worcester will introduce you to cutting-edge thinking in spheres as diverse as Shakespeare in translation, children’s literature, contemporary American writing and ecocriticism.

History at Worcester offers you the opportunity to study the political, cultural and social history and introduces you to many of today’s debates surrounding approaches to historical study.

Key features

  • A long, established and evolving course with highly skilled and enthusiastic lecturers who are experienced teachers and published researchers
  • Strong emphasis on the development of advanced literacy, research, analysis and communication – all of which are highly valued by employers
  • A wide range of modules in British, European and World History from the sixteenth through to the twenty-first centuries and encompassing both ‘canonical’ and ‘marginal’ texts
  • Opportunities to gain work experience, to study abroad for a semester and to play an active role in local and regional literature festivals.
  • Ready access to the nationally significant resources of Worcestershire County Archives Service, which is based in The Hive (the university library)
  • Tailor your course to your individual needs with a joint honours course

Learn more about the course at our Open Days

Visiting us is the best way to get a feel for student life at the University of Worcester. You'll find out more about the course at our subject specific talks, and have the opportunity speak to staff, students and recent graduates about what it’s really like to study at Worcester.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,100per 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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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 104

Which must include A-level English at grade C or above

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University information

University of Worcester

  • University League Table

    87th

  • Campus address

    University of Worcester, Henwick Grove, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR2 6AJ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    79th out of 100 6

    87th out of 90 13

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    101 50%

    81st

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68.0 68%

    36th

    25
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    55th

    22
  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    110 56%

    49th

    15
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    36.0 36%

    80th

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.39 68%

    88th

    31

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