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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University.Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information.**Course summary**- Discover how literature can make a difference in the world- Investigate the literature of different times and places- Learn how it shapes and is shaped by environments and social contexts- Develop your professional profile, applying your knowledge in live briefs, placements and projects with external partners.You’ll develop fresh perspectives on reading, writing, analysing and learning, whilst gaining the skills you need to become career ready.**How you learn**All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.You'll become an active part of a welcoming academic community that values your experience and contribution. Throughout your course you’ll have a dedicated Academic Adviser, Student Support Adviser and Employability Adviser. You’ll develop critical thinking and creative problem solving skills – and through our network of external partners, you’ll see how these skills prepare you to respond to and participate in the world around you.You learn through- workshops- lectures and seminars- tutorials with tutors and fellow students- an innovative range of assessments- creative problem solving and critical reflection- small group collaboration and independent work- blended learning environments**Applied learningWork placements**You’ll have regular opportunities to showcase your knowledge and skills for our industry and community partners. You’ll bring your ideas to life by working independently and in teams throughout your studies. You’ll have support and encouragement to make new connections and to take your knowledge into the world. In your second year you’ll focus on how your interests connect with the world beyond the university in our placement module – where you’ll collaborate with external partners, undertake a work placement or develop your own enterprise. In your final year you’ll undertake your own research project, following your interests and supported by a dedicated supervisor.You’ll also have the option of a full-year placement (a ‘sandwich year’ between your second and third years of study). This option is open to all students – we’ll help you to explore opportunities, make the best of your placement year and choose the best option for you.**Field trips** We’re fortunate in Sheffield to have the Crucible and Lyceum theatres, a wealth of museums, libraries and the incredible Peak District on our doorstep. Further afield we’ve watched Shakespeare’s plays in Stratford-upon-Avon and considered the context for Gaskell’s novels in Manchester. We’ve taken students across the UK and to destinations abroad. Each year, we provide opportunities for you to experience literature ‘on location’ as part of your studies. **Networking opportunities** Through our vibrant partnerships with Off the Shelf, Doc/Fest, local schools and the cultural life of Sheffield and Yorkshire, you’ll have opportunities to make connections, work on live events and gain work experience. We also bring scholars, artists, publishers and high-profile writers to Sheffield to work with our students. We have a strong network of graduates – and we encourage you to connect with a variety of external partners to better understand the career and professional opportunities open to you.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,415per 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

This must include at least 2 A Levels or equivalent BTEC qualifications. For example:BBC at A Level.DMM in BTEC Extended Diploma.A combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels, EPQ and general studies.


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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

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  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Home to a globally diverse student community from 100 countries, Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan, and Malaysia.
Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities collaborate on a range of research and teaching projects and study exchange programmes.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working, or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    63rd out of 100 17

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    103 51%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72.0 72%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%



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