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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: 2019

Degree awarded
BA
Duration
3 years
Typical A-level offer

AAA-AAB

See Entry Requirements tab for full information

Typical contextual A-level offer (what is this?)
Grades AAB, including English Literature, or English Language & Literature (ie. not English Language alone).
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

Equivalents to A-level grades are as follows:

A*AA: 37 points overall, with 7,6,6 in Higher Level subjects.

AAA:  36 points overall, with 6,6,6 in Higher Level subjects.

AAB:  35 points overall, with 6,6,5 in Higher Level subjects.

ABB:  34 points overall, with 6,5,5 in Higher Level subjects.

NOTE: please check A-Levels for subject requirements.

Full entry requirements

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

Course overview

  • Study over 1,000 years of writing in English, engaging with literary and cultural theory, studying texts in their historical contexts and reflecting on different cultures and traditions
  • Train your imagination and critical and creative thinking capabilities while also developing your research, time management and communication skills.
  • Explore a wide range of cultural assets in Manchester, a UNESCO City of Literature.
  • Prepare for a wide range of careers, from marketing, media and creative roles to jobs in finance, management and education.
  • Study at a university ranked 8th in the UK for English language and literature (QS World University Rankings 2018).
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On this day, you will find out more about the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures and our resources, and meet members of academic and admissions staff who will be able to answer any questions you have.

Find out more about open days on the  School website .

Fees

Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2019 will be £9,250 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £18,500 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

Contact details

Academic department
School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Contact name
Rebekah Shaw
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 3107
Facsimile
+44 (0)161 275 3098
Email
Website
http://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/subjects/english/
Academic department overview

See: About us

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