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English Literature BA (Hons)

Kingston University

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UCAS CODE: Q300

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Why choose this course?**– This course received more than 94 per cent overall student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2018).– With central London so close, there are visits to the Globe Theatre, Science Museum, Royal Opera House and Victoria and Albert Museum.– You’ll join a dynamic and active community, which includes the Writers’ Centre Kingston and Cultural Histories at Kingston. Weekly events and readings are from renowned academics and writers, such as Hanif Kureishi and Paul Bailey.**About this course**This course covers major genres and periods of literature, and gives you opportunities to specialise in key periods and special topics. You’ll study classic literature while exploring how London has been represented. Through studies of world literature, you’ll consider issues of gender, sexuality, class, race and selfhood. You’ll be introduced to literary theory, studying Marxism, feminism and psychoanalysis in relation to a range of classic texts.This will enable you to look at how literature has driven political thinking, dissent and transgression.You can choose to focus on issues of diversity, identity, protest, political writing, and experimental literature. You’ll develop independent research skills and complete a dissertation on a subject of your choice (with support and supervision from us).

Application deadline

15 January

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

A level :

Two A-levels required. A-level: English Lit. / English Lit. & Lang., or similar, grade B (40 points) required. General Studies/Native Language accepted when 1 of 3 A-levels or equivalent.

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University information

Kingston University

  • University League Table

    85th

  • Campus address

    Kingston University, River House, 53-57 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 1LQ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    57th out of 100 31

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    93 46%

    94th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    8th

    79
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    69th

    4

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