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English Literature BA (Hons)

University of Leeds

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    28-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

On this varied and wide-ranging course you’ll encounter the rich diversity of texts, concepts and themes within English Literature. From novels to poetry, drama to non-fiction you'll undertake in-depth textual study, gaining advanced skills in interpretation, critical analysis and reasoning.You'll also explore the historical, social and cultural contexts of the texts you study. You'll trace the development of English Literature through time, exploring changes in narrative techniques and discursive practices used by writers.You could study literature from Old English to contemporary and postcolonial narratives, from Jane Austen and Shakespeare to African literature and world theatre. Medieval romances, Renaissance humanism, Romantic poetry and the digital humanities are just some of the specialist areas in the variety we offer.This flexible degree offers you broad knowledge of literature in English and allows you to specialise in topics that interest you – all while you develop transferable skills that employers seek.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

University of Leeds

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, England

A global community, the university’s staff and students come from over 170 countries. There will be chances to meet and work with people from across the world.
The university is continually investing in its campus, from new laboratories and lecture theatres to one of the most impressive libraries in the UK.
With a history of welcoming international students for over 100 years, students can be sure of experienced help throughout their time at Leeds.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    20th out of 100 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    155 76%

    15th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    28th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    83rd

    12

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