What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
Must include at least one Arts, Humanities or Language subject.
Higher English and one other Humanities subject.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 136 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers79%
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£1,820
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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ENGLISH LANGUAGE: - English language focuses on the past and present uses of the English language from everyday conversation to the language of literature and the media. You will have access to two dedicated laboratories complete with special software for learning about and analysing spoken and written language.
Level 1: Introduction to language study; varieties of English; semantics; language of literature; Scots; history of English. Level 2: 2 from: historical English language (old and middle English language and literature; Icelandic literature in translation); modern English language (speech behaviour; language and authority; language of the media); Scots language (history of Scots; modern Scots; language planning). Levels 3 and 4: Options from: old and middle English language and literature; Germanic philology; old Icelandic; medieval English manuscripts in context; history of English; history of place and personal names; history of Scots; stylistics of Scottish literature; grammar; semantics; phonetics and phonology; written text and narrative; pragmatics and spoken discourse; culture and English language teaching; sociolinguistics; literary and linguistic computing for English.
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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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Male / Female
Full-time / Part-time
Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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