What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
Preferably including English Literature at Level 3
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 96-120 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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Study English Literature surrounded by the iconic scenery which inspired some of Britain’s greatest writers – including Wordsworth, Ransome, Potter and Ruskin. You’ll explore the development of English Literature from the Renaissance to the present in global and regional contexts, in idyllic Cumbria, on the doorstep of the Lake District National Park – now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This is not your average English Literature course – it’s much more. You’ll write essays and a dissertation, just as you would on any other English Literature degree, but in addition you’ll also develop the skills required for the contemporary workplace by scripting and recording a mock radio programme, designing a webpage, and even submitting a ‘job application’ assessed by academic and careers staff. Why choose University of Cumbria Excellent working relationships with literary and cultural organisations such as Brantwood, Dove Cottage and the National Trust Fieldtrips to places which inspired some of Britain's literary greats, to enrich your studies Opportunities to design and implement real world projects to boost your CV Taught by tutors who all research and publish in their specialist areas Small class sizes enable us to guide and work closely with you throughout your studies Opportunities to get involved with Carlisle’s thriving literary scene and local literary festivals Boost your job prospects by developing contemporary communication skills Study on our dedicated and creative arts campus at Brampton Road in Carlisle, where the River Eden - once described by the poet William Wordsworth as his “life’s neighbour” - flows through the adjacent and beautiful parkland On our course, your passion for literature will be embraced and empowered while you develop strong and relevant employment skills that will bolster your CV and stand you out from the crowd to future employers.
The University of Cumbria has multiple campuses - from Carlisle to London! - each offering a unique learning experience which enables students to have that small campus feel but be part of a bigger university community. With strong focus on vocational learning, it is 2nd in the UK for graduate employability with 97% in employment or further study within six months.
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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