What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
(English at grade C or English - Language & Literature at grade C or English Language at grade C or English Literature at grade C).
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 96-112 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers100%
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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This course explores a traditional and respected academic subject in exciting, new and creative ways by addressing modern styles of writing and other cultural forms such as film and television.You develop extensive knowledge of classic and contemporary texts, genres and periods ranging from 18th-century and Victorian literature to popular fiction and their adaptations.
Year 1 core modules; concepts of culture; creating fiction; i-literature (reading, writing, and the internet); making and remaking the novel (narrative in the long 18th century); the other Victorians (reading short fictions); writers on writing. Year 2 core modules: authors and authorship; English and the real world; modernism and after; postcolonial writing; readers and reading; representation and cultural identity (student conference). Final-year core module: literary cultures in the 21st century (English and employability); major project (live brief); major project (publication); themes in contemporary literature. optional modules: African American writing; British Muslims in contemporary fiction and film; film and television adaptations; music video (identity, politics and representation); neo-Victorianism (rewriting the 19th century); post-9/11 literature and culture; questions of feminism. Modules offered may vary.
Students here are proud of our friendly and welcoming university. Teesside is dynamic and sociable, with a real commitment to teaching the wide range of students here. Our friendly town campus in the heart of Middlesbrough offers a first rate union bar, sport and leisure opportunities, nightclub and cafes, plus lots of great nights out with big names in music and comedy.
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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