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BA (Hons) 3 years full-time 2017
BA (Hons) 4 years full-time, sandwich 2017
BA (Hons) 4 years part-time 2017
Ucas points guide

Not Available

% applicants receiving offers

90%

Subjects
  • English studies
Student score
80% LOW
% employed or in further study
99% HIGH
Average graduate salary
£18.2k HIGH
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
Not Available

BBC

Scottish Highers
Not Available

CCC.

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

International Baccalaureate
31

UCAS tariff points
Not Available

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of Not Available and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers

90%

Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support

£9,000

Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

Language, in this case English is fundamental to almost everything we do at work or play. An understanding of the language and an ability to use it enhances your life in so many ways, and is of great importance in a wide range of professions. Should you decide to study English Language, you will be studying an exciting language. You will develop an understanding of English as a system of communication, as a means of defining the world and us, as an instrument in the construction of global identities, and as a generator in the development of the mind and of society. If English Literature is your real interest, you will be given an immense opportunity to look at works of fiction that span several continents, and explore the ways in which the world is interpreted through drama, short stories, poetry, music and drama. The study of English Literature, like that of the language, has a strong emphasis on the contemporary English-speaking world. If you choose this course you may benefit from: A course design that allows you to specialise in English Language and Linguistics, English Literature or a Combination of Language and Literature; Research informed teaching that takes you deep into the world of ideas; The opportunity to develop a practical and career focused orientation by enhancing your critical thinking and developing the communication skills employers want; The opportunity to volunteer in schools as a teaching assistant or to present one-day courses to students in Years 11-13; The opportunity to apply for a work placement, which is not only a valuable experience but will also give you an edge when applying for jobs; Encouragement to study, analyse and report on the way people use the English language in real-life situations; The ability to design your study around your chosen areas of interest; encouragement to study, analyse and report on the way.

Modules

Coventry University

The library

Here at Coventry we place students at the heart of everything we do. We know you want excellent teaching and plenty of it; a great student experience; and a career at the end which makes your investment of money and time worthwhile. You will be among the first to use the new 35 million students' building called TheHub, the centre of student and social life on campus.

How you'll spend your time

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How you'll be assessed

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What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 82%
Student score 80% LOW
Able to access IT resources

92%

Staff made the subject interesting

85%

Library resources are satisfactory

83%

Feedback on work has been helpful

80%

Feedback on work has been prompt

69%

Staff are good at explaining things

95%

Received sufficient advice and support

84%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
19% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
80% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
6% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
297 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
75% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
5% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 99% HIGH
Average graduate salary £18.2k HIGH
Graduates who are teaching and educational professionals

9%

Graduates who are customer service occupations

8%

Graduates who are business, finance and related associate professionals

13%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
English is one of the most popular degree subjects and in 2012, more than 12,000 students graduated with English degrees. As good communication is so important to modern business, you can find English graduates in all parts of the economy, although obviously, you can't expect to get a job as a doctor or nuclear physicist. There isn't a lot of difference in terms of outcomes between taking English language or English literature, so choose the one that suits you and don't worry about whether one is more likely to get you the job you want than the other. About one in five English graduates went into further study last year, and apart from further degrees in English, graduates were also likely to go onto teaching, law or publishing. All in all it's a flexible option – some even changed career direction entirely and took postgraduate courses in subjects like nursing or maths.
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