BA English Literature / Overview

Year of entry: 2022

Degree awarded
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Duration
3 years
Typical A-level offer

AAA-AAB

Typical contextual A-level offer
AAB, including English Literature, or English Language & Literature (ie. not English Language alone)
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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.
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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).

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply through UCAS

Course overview

  • 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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Fees

Tuition fees for home students commencing their studies in September 2022 will be TBA. Tuition fees for international students will be £21,500 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
Contact name
Lindsey Murtha
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 3107
Facsimile
+44 (0)161 275 3098
Email
Website
http://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/subjects/english/
School/Faculty overview

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