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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    City CampusC

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Course Details

From Shakespeare's stage to the digital page. Explore the world of literature through the study of poems, plays and prose in their historical and cultural contexts.

Embrace a wide range of theoretical approaches and work directly with leading literary researchers to develop your own creative and critical voice.

Graduate with transferable skills in writing, research and critical thinking which are highly valued by employers.

Course Benefits

Through inspired teaching and intellectual debate, plus day to day interaction with award-winning authors and playwrights, a rolling programme of media industry professionals, published lecturers and world-renowned researchers, we will nurture your passion by developing your creative and critical thinking.

Then we will open your mind to the wide range of opportunities to pursue a career you love, be it anything from writing and teaching, through journalism and copywriting, business and marketing, to research and publishing.

Job Prospects

An English literature degree will open up a world of opportunities. You will possess advanced skills in written and oral communication, critical thought and analysis, research, problem solving and presentation – expertise that is highly valued by employers in a variety of sectors. Our graduates have gone on to work in a broad range of areas, including graduate roles in teaching, publishing, editing, arts administration, copywriting, journalism, business, HR and finance. You will also have a solid foundation for pursuing postgraduate study.

  • Copywriter
  • Arts administrator
  • Teacher
  • Journalist.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 10,500per 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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UCAS Points : 112

Minimum 72 from two A Levels or equivalent, excluding General Studies.

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University information

Leeds Beckett University

  • University League Table

    118th

  • Campus address

    Leeds Beckett University, City Campus, Leeds, Leeds, LS1 3HE, England

Leeds Beckett is a global university, with an alumni community based in more than 150 countries around the world.
Leeds Beckett degrees are available to study in-country in China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Mauritius, Nepal and Singapore.
In-country staff provide application support and advice in Bahrain, China, India, Nigeria, Qatar and Vietnam.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    98th out of 106

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    93 46%

    97th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    63 63%

    65th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.19 84%

    32nd

    20

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