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BA World Literatures / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
Bachelor of Arts with Honours
Duration
3 years
Typical A-level offer
AAA to include A in English Literature, or other subject with an emphasis on literary studies.
Typical International Baccalaureate offer
37 points overall (core points accepted), including 6 points in English Literature (or other subject with an emphasis on literary studies) at Higher level, plus 6 in two further Higher Level subjects.

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply through UCAS .

Course overview

This degree gives students access to a wide range of literatures, from ancient to contemporary, and from Asia, the Americas, Africa and the Middle East as well as Europe. Alongside English literature from the Anglo-Saxon period to the present day, and literature of all periods from continental Europe, students are able to study post-colonial literatures as well as cultural theory, creative writing and film.

Study over two thousand years of literature from around the world, engaging with literary and cultural theory, studying texts in their historical contexts and reflecting on different cultures and traditions.

Open days

The University holds Open Days regularly (usually in 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.

Fees

Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2018 will be £9,250. Future inflationary increases may also be applied to each subsequent year of your course, subject to government regulations on fee increases. Tuition fees for international students will be £18,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

Contact details

Academic department
School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Contact name
Katie Cowey
Telephone
+44 (0)161 306 1252
Email
Academic department overview

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