What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
Two A-levels required. A-level: English Lit. / English Lit. & Lang., or similar, grade B (40 points) required. General Studies/Native Language accepted when 1 of 3 A-levels or equivalent.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers55%
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.
Tuition fee & financial supportNot available
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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This stimulating degree provides the opportunity to study a range of English literature – from Chaucer, through Shakespeare and the Victorian novel, to contemporary British, American and global literatures. The course focuses on questions of culture and identity, giving you the chance to pursue creative projects in art, film, creative writing and digital media.
Examples of Modules: Year 1 - Debates in Literature; Great Books?; Popular Fiction; Reading and Interpretation; Year 2 - Independent Research Studies; Locating Literature/Speaking Subjects; Eighteenth Century Literature and Romanticism; Late Medieval to Early Modern Literature; Twentieth to Twenty-First Century Literature; Victorian to Modernist Literature; Year 3 - Dissertation; English Literature: Global Literatures; Special Study: American Dreaming: Suburbia, Literature and Culture; Special Study: Images of Love and Sex in Medieval and Renaissance Culture; Special Study: Jane Austen; Special Study: Music and Theory; Special Study: Other Victorians: Sex, Crime and Empire; Special Study: Writing and Environment; Special Study: Writing Women in the 20th and 21st Century; Special Study: Women Writers in Renaissance England; Theory in Practice;
At Kingston University we offer world-class facilities, award-winning resources, an enviable location, excellent links with industry and a diverse student population. We make it our goal to provide you with the skills and experiences you need to go on and make a difference – to your own life and those around you.
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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Drama and Theatre Studies
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