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English with foundation year BA (Hons)

University of Bolton

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UCAS CODE: Q310

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    University of Bolton Main Site, Greater Manchester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our BA (Hons) degree in English with foundation year is designed to develop your appreciation for the vast and enriching world of literature and ideas. We’ll work to cultivate your interests in the exciting worlds of fiction, poetry, and drama and help you to develop your written and oral communication skills.The study of literature is the study of the representation of life, a metaphor for understanding how the world works. Our BA (Hons) in English with foundation year aims to broaden your life experience, by introducing you to a wide variety of literary texts – fiction, non-fiction, drama, poetry, historical, contemporary, from near and far. Through close study, you’ll develop your critical skills, and learn to consider texts from many different perspectives.Beginning with a foundation year designed to nurture your development of core analytical and key study skills for the creative disciplines, we’ll support you in exploring the rich, expressive potential of the English language and your understanding of the crafts of writing.Throughout the course, we want foremost to expand your understanding of literature and its relation to society – how books have informed, persuaded, shocked and delighted their readers over the centuries and up to the modern day. We’ll support you as you develop your written, oral and critical abilities in a challenging and supportive study environment.We offer small classes full of big ideas. Our lecturers are renowned scholars and award-winning teachers, who will work to meet your individual learning needs. Through research, discussion, argument and analysis, we offer opportunities for you to learn about the workings of the world around you and to use language effectively and powerfully to achieve your goals.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 11,650per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 48

Your Level 3 subjects should normally include English; for instance, A-level English Language and Literature.

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University information

University of Bolton

  • University League Table

    113th

  • Campus address

    University of Bolton, Deane Road, Bolton, Bolton, BL3 5AB, England

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