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.

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

Contact details

School/Faculty
School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Telephone
+44 (0)161 306 1252
Email
Website
https://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/english/
School/Faculty overview

See: About us

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