What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
General Studies cannot be included in the minimum tariff points required.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 120 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers93%
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 support£9,250
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
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
English literature offers a gateway to many exciting worlds. You will study a wide variety of poems, plays and prose narratives, and their historical and cultural contexts â?? from Shakespeareâ??s stage to the British Empire and the transatlantic slave trade. You will also examine the 18th-century Gothic castle and the postcolonial spaces of Bombay, Johannesburg, Karachi, London and Toronto. You will be introduced to theoretical approaches and you will develop your ability to write about, discuss and investigate English as a truly global literature.
Year 1 core modules: texts and theories; critical reading 1; haunted narratives: reading the ghost story; 18th-century fictions; poetry; early modern comedy. Year 2 core modules: postcolonial writing; theory into practice; 20th and 21st-century literature: alienation and dystopia; writing America; the Victorian novel; literatures of romanticism. Year 3 core modules: English literature dissertation (40 credits).year 3 option modules: the gothic: literature, culture, theory; masculinity and the long 18th century; Shakespearean tragedy;20th-century women novelists: gender and genre; gothic contemporaries: haunting, vampirism, transgression; life writing; modern American drama; cultural crossings: race, writing and resistance; the postcolonial city; writing in a time of violence: literature and politics in northern Ireland; Atlantic slavery: 19th-century representations; creative writing.
Leeds Beckett is a fantastic university and one of the largest in the UK. It leads the field in many of its courses, particularly sport, with top facilities and university sports teams. Based between two campuses within Leeds, the union's bars and societies are the main student hubs, interacting perfectly with the city's vibrant nightlife. The uni even has sites in India and south-east Asia.
How you'll spend your time
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- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
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- Written exams
- Practical exams
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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