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English Literature BA (Hons)

University of Surrey

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Stag Hill

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Why choose this course**At the School of Literature and Languages, we’re interested in languages and texts in a global context. Our BA (Hons) English Literature course focuses on understanding how literature works across historical periods and national boundaries, what it can teach us about the world we live in, and how it interacts with other subjects including visual culture, gender studies, history, politics and sociology.You’ll benefit from the expertise of a multidisciplinary group of published academics and authors who offer unique and contemporary perspectives on texts.Our English courses are ranked in the top 10 for creative writing in the Complete University Guide 2020 and top 10 in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.**What you will study**On our BA (Hons) English Literature course, you’ll study vital and influential works of literature, reading and discussing contemporary works as well as classics in a wide range of genres and from around the world.Our course will introduce you to thought-provoking critical and theoretical approaches to literature. You’ll discover a range of perspectives, such as postcolonialism, psychoanalysis, and gender studies; that will enhance your understanding of literary works.You can tailor your course with a number of specialist optional modules on specific periods and themes, from the early modern to the contemporary, and from children’s literature to American fiction.Unusually for an English literature course, we also offer you the opportunity to take a Professional Training placement, enabling you to apply your skills in an industry-relevant context.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 17,300per year

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

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A level : BBB

Overall:BBBRequired subjects: English Language or English Literature. Applicants taking an A level science subject with the Science Practical Endorsement are required to pass the practical element. We do not include General Studies or Critical Thinking in our offers.

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University information

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University of Surrey

  • University League Table

    34th

  • Campus address

    University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH, England

The University of Surrey has over 140 nationalities in its international community.
35% of the university’s student population is from outside the UK.
Surrey has over 90 university partners across the globe.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    32nd out of 106 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    142 69%

    28th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    26th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    96th

    45

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