What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
including a minimum grade B in any form of English (including Creative Writing).
from a combination of Level 3 qualifications including a minimum grade B at A Level in any form of English (including Creative Writing).
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 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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If you love books and enjoy exploring new ideas, then English Literature is for you. During this course, you’ll get to read (and discuss) some of the greatest works ever written, but more than that, you’ll learn how to research, analyse, debate and create. You’ll sharpen your thinking and fine-tune your communication skills, ready for a whole range of exciting careers. There are lots of English Literature courses out there, so why choose us? We think it comes down to one word: enjoyment. If you enjoy your studies, you’ll get more out of them. So, while some of the texts may be different from what you’re used to reading, we never lose sight of the pleasure that comes from reading, discussing and writing. Enjoyment is only part of the story. We also want you to finish your course with the kind of practical, transferable skills needed in the real world – things like critical thinking, researching, independent study, communicating and arguing persuasively. And, while some of our texts may be ancient, the way we work is anything but old-fashioned. You’ll explore how to present your ideas using the latest media, as well as more traditional approaches. You’ll also have lots of opportunities to team up with students and lecturers, whether in seminars or on group projects.
Year 1 Core module: Literary Genres. Option modules - choose four from a list which may include: Thinking Critically; The Essay; Integrated Learning Portfolio; Introduction to Research. Year 2 Core modules: Literary Histories; Critical Concepts 1. Option modules - choose two from a list which may include: Literature and Making; Research Methods. Plus choose one from a list which may include: Work Experience Placement; Work-Related Project. Year 3 Work Placement. Final year Core modules: Advanced Critical Practice; Critical Concepts 2; Dissertation in English Literature. Option modules - choose one from a list which may include: Public Humanities. At any year of study, one module outside the named degree programme, but offered within the School of Music, Humanities and Media, may be taken as an alternative to any of the option modules listed above where feasible and subject to timetabling restrictions and the approval of your Course Leader.
The University of Huddersfield was named Times Higher Education University of the Year in 2013, an award supported by outstanding support for students at all levels. The university is in the top ten in the UK for graduate employability and teaching excellence and the number one mainstream university in England for assessment and feedback. Combine this with our record for supporting work placements and student enterprise and you will find there is a lot more to Huddersfield than meets the eye.
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Typical Ucas points
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