What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
AAB including English (Literature, Language or both) - ABB with A in English (Literature, Language or both) (General Studies accepted)
Highers at majority B grades, in conjunction with Advanced Highers at grades AB including English
AB including English, plus Highers at majority B grades English at grade B.
BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma: DDM plus A level English
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 128-136 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers57%
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
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By studying Loughborough Universityâ??s Publishing and English degree you will develop interdisciplinary skills that can be applied across the whole range of publishing and information-based industries. The course provides you with a specialised education in publishing together with core information modules, alongside an essential grounding in English. As a student you will have full access to state-of-the-art facilities and advice from our world-renowned staff. The Publishing courses at Loughborough University are fully integrated with English and the Arts, enabling students to combine history, theory and practice in an English department ranked within the UK Top 15 in the Times Good University Guide 2016.. In addition, Publishing works closely with the Lamplight Press as well as with industry and the community to develop studentsâ?? employability after University.
Year 1: Core modules: general introduction to information and publishing studies and related subjects; core information modules cover information technology; information sources and searching; retrieving information; organisational theory and an introduction to information and publishing studies; choice of French or German is provided; students can choose to follow specialist modules from the Departments of Economics, English, Geography, Computer Studies, Human Sciences, or Education. Year 2: Students undertake programme-specific modules such as publishing and the book trade; publishing design; online information retrieval; research methods; and choose further optional modules from the above departments. Year 3: Students undertake purely programme-specific study, including a choice of relevant optional modules (e.g., hypertext/media; business information and user needs; childhood and children's literature; advanced information retrieval) and a project of about 10,000 words on a subject which students choose in consultation with their supervisor.
The Loughborough experience is an unrivalled mix of exciting campus life, sporting chances, diverse universal cultures, industrial links and world-class research. With two major cities nearby, a great uni / union relationship and the biggest higher education campus in Europe, you're in for some unforgettable times. Our 16,000 students enjoy more than 8,000 nights out at the union.
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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