BA English Literature / Overview
Year of entry: 2022
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- Degree awarded
- Bachelor of Arts (BA)
- 3 years
- Typical A-level offer
- Typical contextual A-level offer
AAB, including English Literature, or English Language & Literature (ie. not English Language alone)Find out more about contextual admissions.
- Refugee/care-experienced offer
Applicants who have been in local authority care for more than three months or have refugee status may be eligible for an offer two grades below the standard requirements.Find out more about contextual admissions.
- Typical International Baccalaureate offer
36 points overall. 6,6,6 in Higher Level subjects to include English Literature (or English Language and Literature, but not English Language alone).
- How to apply
- Apply through UCAS
- Study at a university ranked 6th in the UK for English language and literature (QS World University Rankings 2021).
- Explore the rich literary history and current creative scene of Manchester - a recently designated UNESCO City of Literature.
- Study more than 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.
- Gain insight into a breadth of written forms - from illuminated manuscripts to graphic novels, from poetry to postmodern fiction.
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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).
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