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English Literature and Italian BA (Hons)

University of Manchester

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UCAS CODE: RQ33

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

BA English Literature and Italian will enable you to explore a wide range of texts dating from a variety of periods.You will also develop knowledge of the language and culture of Italy from the medieval period to the present day.**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.**Italian**- The course units offered combine the study of history, politics, and the literary, linguistic and visual culture of the peninsula, and are taught by specialists in the fields.- We offer a linguistics pathway through the course for those interested in the history of the Italian language and its dialects.- Language courses, taught by native speakers at post A-Level or beginners' level, involve comprehension, translation, grammar and oral work.- Our excellence in teaching and learning in Italian has been recognised internally and nationally: a colleague won a Teaching Excellence Award and one has secured national funding to develop use of digital resources in teaching by bringing our libraries' special collections into the age of the app.- You will benefit from extensive interaction with Italian cultural agencies in the North West.- You will also benefit from the world-class Italian holdings of the John Rylands Library, including one of the largest collections of early Italian printed books in the UK.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 19,500per year

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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

    5th out of 106 11

    2nd out of 23 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    164 80%

    15th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    17th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    n/a

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    181 84%

    6th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%

    2nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    15th

    8

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