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University of Exeter

Art History & Visual Culture and English with Employment Experience Abroad

UCAS Code: QV35
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) years full-time 2018
Ucas points guide

136-159

% applicants receiving offers

Not Available

Subjects
  • History by topic
  • English studies
Student score
86% MED
87% MED
% employed or in further study
96% MED
97% MED
Average graduate salary
£21k HIGH
£19.5k HIGH
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
A,A,A-A,A,B

Excluding General Studies. English Literature or English Language & Literature at grade A required.

Scottish Highers
A,A,A,A,B-A,A,A,B,B

English Literature at Grade A required.

Scottish Advanced Highers
A,A,B-A,B,B

English Literature at Grade A required

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
DDD

English Literature or English Language & Literature at grade A required.

International Baccalaureate
36-34

Applicant will be considered with IB 36-34 OR 666 or 665 in three Higher Level subjects. All applicants will be required to have Grade 6 in HL English Literature.

UCAS tariff points
Not Available

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 136-159 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers

Not Available

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.

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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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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

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

Course description

FThis programme will give you a thorough grounding in the main themes and methods of Art History & Visual Culture and English. In English, you will develop your expertise in subjects that range from early medieval to contemporary literature, film and creative writing, with options from amongst these disciplines in all three years of study. In Art History & Visual Culture, you will learn how to interpret works of art (including architecture and design) and images, objects and practices in order to understand contemporary and past societies. You will be able to follow your interests through a wide range of optional modules: you can choose to study art and material culture in ancient societies; look in detail at the way art history works; or focus on visual culture within a specific society or time period right up to the modern day. The first year will see you split your time equally between English and Art History & Visual Culture with a total of three core modules, and three optional. You will have the opportunity to take part in field trips to collections in London and elsewhere. During your second and third years you can choose modules that draw on the resources of museums and galleries, the University’s own collections of fine art and sculpture, and the Bill Douglas Cinema Museum. In your third year you will also write a dissertation in English Literature, Creative Writing or Art History & Visual Culture.

Modules

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How you'll spend your time

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How you'll be assessed

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What do the numbers say for

The percentages below relate to the general subject area at this uni, not to one course. We show these stats because there isn't enough data about the specific course, or where this is the most detailed info made available to us.

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were taking courses within this subject area about things such as the quality of facilities and teaching - useful to refer to when you're narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether overall satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 92%
Student score 86% MED
Able to access IT resources

89%

Staff made the subject interesting

93%

Library resources are satisfactory

88%

Feedback on work has been helpful

89%

Feedback on work has been prompt

84%

Staff are good at explaining things

95%

Staff value students' opinions

80%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
6% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
56% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
4% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
479 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
95% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
4% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 96% MED
Average graduate salary £21k HIGH
Graduates who are sales, marketing and related associate professionals

10%

Graduates who are business, finance and related associate professionals

8%

Graduates who are media professionals

6%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
History is a very popular subject (although numbers have fallen of late) — in 2015, over 10,000 UK students graduated in a history-related course. Obviously, there aren't 11,000 jobs as historians available every year, but history is a good, flexible degree that allows graduates to go into a wide range of different jobs, and consequently history graduates have an unemployment rate comparable to the national graduate average. Many — probably most — jobs for graduates don't ask for a particular degree to go into them and history graduates are well set to take advantage. That's why so many go into jobs in the finance industry, human resources, marketing, PR and events management, as well as the more obvious roles in education, welfare and the arts. Around one in five history graduates went into further study last year. History and teaching were the most popular further study subjects for history graduates, but law, journalism, and politics were also popular postgraduate courses.
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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were taking courses within this subject area about things such as the quality of facilities and teaching - useful to refer to when you're narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether overall satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 92%
Student score 87% MED
Able to access IT resources

89%

Staff made the subject interesting

96%

Library resources are satisfactory

88%

Feedback on work has been helpful

86%

Feedback on work has been prompt

89%

Staff are good at explaining things

97%

Staff value students' opinions

90%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
6% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
76% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
4% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
477 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
95% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
5% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 97% MED
Average graduate salary £19.5k HIGH
Graduates who are artistic, literary and media occupations

9%

Graduates who are media professionals

8%

Graduates who are sales, marketing and related associate professionals

14%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
English is one of the most popular degree subjects and in 2015, more than 11,000 students graduated with English degrees - although this does represent a fall from recent years. As good communication is so important to modern business, you can find English graduates in all parts of the economy, although obviously, you can't expect to get a job in science or engineering (computing is a different matter - it's not common but good language skills can be useful in the computing industry). There's little difference in outcomes between English language and English literature degrees, so don't worry and choose the one that suits you best. More English grads took another postgraduate course when they finished their degree than grads from any other subject - this is an important option. Teacher training was a common choice of second degree, as was further study of English, and journalism courses. But many English graduates changed course and trained in law, marketing or other languages -or even subjects further afield such as computing, psychology and even nursing. This is a very flexible degree which gives you a lot of options
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