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BA World Literatures at The University of Manchester
BA World Literatures
Study a wide range of literature from around the world, covering periods from the ancient era to the present day.

BA World Literatures / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
Bachelor of Arts with Honours
Duration
3 years
Typical A-level offer

AAA-AAB to include A in English Literature, or other subject with an emphasis on literary studies.

See Entry Requirements tab for full information.

Typical contextual A-level offer (what is this?)
AAB to include Grade A in English Literature, or other subject with an emphasis on literary studies.
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

How to apply
Apply through UCAS .

Course overview

  • Engage with an immense range of literatures - from ancient to contemporary, and from Asia, the Americas, Africa and the Middle East, as well as Europe.
  • Develop your research, time management, written and oral communication skills on a course that prepares you for a wide range of careers.
  • Enjoy literary events through our Literature Live series and the Manchester Literature Festival, all in a UNESCO City of Literature.
  • Learn at a top 10 UK university for English language and literature (QS World University Rankings 2018).

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 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
Katie Cowey
Telephone
+44 (0)161 306 1252
Email
Website
https://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/english/
Academic department overview

See: About us

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