BA (Hons) English LiteratureDegree • Level 6
About the course
Join us to share your enthusiasm for English Literature. You’ll learn about the relationship between literature and culture, understanding the vital role played by literary productions in interpreting the world around us. You’ll also learn to communicate with clarity and precision in oral and written forms, appreciating the value of aesthetic qualities in all modes of human interaction. Throughout your studies, you’ll explore literature as part of society and culture, so we look at different periods and places. You’ll also study literature from across the world and engage with influential theories that enhance your reading and intensify your cultural and social knowledge and understanding. Years 1 and 2 (delivered at Burnley College): The standard full time tuition fee rate for this course in 2020/21 for Home and EU students is £9000 per year. Year 3 (delivered at UCLan): The standard full time tuition fee rate for this course in 2020/21 for Home and EU students is £9250 per year.
Type of LearningUniversity Study
Study ModeFull Time.
Location ByBurnley College
Years 1 and 2 (delivered at Burnley College): The standard full time tuition fee rate for this course in 2023/24 for UK students is £9000 per year. Year 3 (delivered at UCLan): The standard full time tuition fee rate for this course in 2023/24 for UK students is £9250 per year. The standard full time tuition fee for the Foundation year for this course in 2023/24 is £6000.
Our typical offer is 104-112 UCAS Points. We operate a flexible admissions policy and treat everyone as an individual. This means that we will take into consideration your educational achievements and predicted grades (where applicable) together with your application as a whole, including work experience and personal statement. General Studies accepted. BTEC Extended Diploma: Merit, Merit, Merit BTEC Diploma: Distinction, Distinction. English or related subject at A2 required. Pass Access Course: with 106 UCAS Points GCSE: 5 at grade C/4 including Maths & English or equivalent Applications from individuals with non-standard qualifications, relevant work or life experience and who can demonstrate the ability to cope with and benefit from degree-level studies, are welcome and these applicants will be interviewed.
Foundation Entry Informed Decision Making Essential Skills for Higher Education Developing Skills for Higher Education Introduction module to a variety of different subjects in Criminology, Criminal Justice, Education, Social Science, Psychology, History, Law, English and Religion, Culture and Society. Year 1 Introduction to the Renaissance Reading Texts: Literary Theory Readers and Reviewers Literary Landscapes Introduction to American Literature Beginners’ French Language and Culture Year 2 A World of Difference: Literature and Globalisation The Literature Project II Restoration to Revolution: Literary Culture 1660-1789 Romantics to Decadents: Literary Culture 1789-1900 Shakespeare Reading and Writing Fairytales Year 3 On successful completion of the above studies you can progress on to complete your degree at UCLan Preston.
This degree comprises of a mixture of lectures, seminars, tutorials, practical sessions and independent study. Independent study is an important aspect of your degree course. The exact combination of study time will be detailed within your module descriptors, and will depend on your option choices. Modules are assessed by a wide variety of coursework assignments, including essays and critical commentaries. We also assess though student presentation and group-work activities, such as a literary blog.
Careers & Progression
On this degree programme, you’ll acquire key skills recognised and valued in teaching, publishing, travel and tourism, advertising, journalism and the cultural/creative industries. Graduates also pursue careers in management, commerce and public service. You may also progress onto further study is also at Master’s or PhD level.
Information About Fees
Years 1 and 2 (delivered at Burnley College): The standard full time tuition fee rate for this course in 2020/21 for Home and EU students is £9000 per year. Year 3 (delivered at UCLan): The standard full time tuition fee rate for this course in 2020/21 for Home and EU students is £9250 per year.