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English Literature BA (Hons)

Loughborough University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    04-OCT-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Our BA (Hons) English Literature degree is a fantastic opportunity to pursue your love of literature – studying texts from the Renaissance period right through to the twenty-first century.You’ll develop key skills, using different theoretical approaches to interpret texts across a number of genres. With a choice of core and optional modules you’ll be able to tailor our English Literature degree to suit your interests.Our English Literature degree will introduce you to key concepts and periods in your first year, through a range of carefully designed core modules introducing the fundamentals of poetic language and form, the study of language, literary theory, narrative forms and fictions, and the major periods of literary history.In addition, you will be given the opportunity to choose an optional module, with current offerings including ‘Introduction to Film’ and a new module (‘How to Do Things with Digital Texts’) which examines the significance of how literature can be studied in the digital age. Modules on offer in the second year include core options surveying the major authors and periods in literary history including Renaissance writing and Victorian literature, and a range of optional modules allowing you to tailor your studies to your interests. Staff have expertise in the latest thinking in areas such as the staging of Shakespeare, the adaptation of literature into film, Romanticism, contemporary writing, American culture, modern poetry, and the relationship between language and social identity.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,650per year

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

University information

Loughborough University

  • University League Table

    6th

  • Campus address

    Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, England

The university's two campuses are located in different parts of the UK and near to airports making it easier to explore more of Europe.
The university is home to over 21,500 students and staff from more than 130 different countries.
Loughborough University has been in the Complete University Guide’s top 10 for five years in a row.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    12th out of 106 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    142 69%

    28th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    4th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.43 89%

    6th

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