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New College of the Humanities

English with Art History

UCAS Code: Q1V3

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

A,A,B

With a B in at least one humanities subject. Please note that A-level General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives are not accepted NCH as one of your A-levels.

Access to HE Diploma

D:36,M:9,P:0

Access to HE Diploma will be considered on a case by case basis -- contact us for further guidance.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

35

Note the total point score of 35 includes TOK/EE.

BTEC Extended Diploma, Diploma and Subsidiary Diploma are considered on a case by case basis when offered in combination with required A level - contact us for further guidance.

Scottish Advanced Higher

B,B

We do not count the Higher and Advanced Higher in the same subject.

Scottish Higher

A,B,B,B,B

We do not count the Higher and Advanced Higher in the same subject.

UCAS Tariff

96-141

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About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2019

Subject

English literature

Take advantage of the opportunity to study English literature in London – the birthplace of countless literary movements and authors. NCH offers courses which combine the broad historical assessment of literature common to traditional English degrees with a wider approach to where and how we encounter literary texts and cognate forms of art.

Studying English at NCH will teach you to analyse texts in both a creative and a technical manner. You will study rhetoric, stylistics, and learn to compare different text and other art forms. You will engage with literary criticism, as well as studying literature from 1550 to the present day.

The English with Art History BA will allow you to study the full range of artistic expression. You’ll explore forms of literature such as political speeches, the plays of Shakespeare, and responses to them. For your Art History minor, you’ll study different forms of visual art in detail and their aesthetic and cultural contexts. These studies will allow you to make connections between art and the literature you study for your English major.

Modules

In your first year: English major: Criticism (30 credits) and Literature 1830 - 1900 (30 credits) and Literature 1700 - 1830 (30 credits); Art History minor: Introduction to Art History (30 credits);

In your second year: English major: Literary Kinds (30 credits) and Literature 1550 - 1700 (30 credits) and Literature 1900 - present (30 credits); Art History: The Industry of Art: Renaissance & Baroque Patrons, Artists, Objects & Consumers (30 credits);

In your third year: English major: North American Literature (30 credits) and Cultures of London (30 credits) and Comparative Literature (30 credits); Art History minor: Modern Architecture from 1851 to the present (30 credits)

Assessment methods

The programme aims to provide knowledge of literary texts written over a range of periods; provide knowledge of the roles of cultural context and critical traditions in shaping literary history; provide knowledge of the relationship between English literature, and other art forms, and literature in other languages. The study of Art History gives you the opportunity to see and interpret moments in history through their architecture and material culture. The parameters of the Art History minor at NCH have been set as widely as possible, from Europe to China, with a time span that extends from antiquity to the contemporary.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£14,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Bedford Square, London

Department:

English

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93%
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100%
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100%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
87%
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79%
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70%
IT resources
80%
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93%
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