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BA English Literature

Explore traditional English Literature alongside post-colonial literatures, cultural theory, creative writing and film.

BA English Literature / Overview

Year of entry: 2017

Degree awarded
3 years
Typical A-level offer
Grades AAA-AAB, including Grade A Eng Lit or Eng Lang & Lit.
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

32 points overall (core points accepted), including 7 points in English Literature at Higher level, plus 6 or 7 in two further Higher Level subjects.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
80 / 800
How to apply
Apply through UCAS

Course overview

  • You are interested in English, Irish and post-colonial literatures as well as cultural theory, creative writing and film
  • You want to develop skills in time management, written and verbal communication and independent thinking
  • You want a course that prepares you for both 'traditional' and more varied careers relating to English Literature

Open days

The University holds Open Days regularly (usually June, September and October) where you have the opportunity to tour the campus and find out more about the facilities and courses we offer.

On this day you will find out more about the School and its resources, and meet members of academic and admissions staff who will be able to answer any questions you have.


Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2017 will be £9,250, subject to government regulations on fee increases. Future inflationary increases will be applied to each subsequent year of the course, subject to government regulations on fee increases. Tuition fees for international students will be £17,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

Contact details

Academic department
School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Contact name
Sian Moseley
+44 (0)161 275 3107
+44 (0)161 275 3098
Academic department overview

See: About us

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