What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
ABB-BBB (GCSE English Language B or Literature B, GCSE Maths C
1st sitting: AAAA; 2nd sitting: AAAAB Maths/Lifeskill Maths National 5 C/Intermediate 2 C. In addition to English and one from the list below, we recognise a wide range of Highers. However, social science subjects should make up the majority of an applicant?s profile. Classical Studies; Drama; Economics ; French; Gaelic; Geography; German; History; Italian; Modern Studies; Philosophy; Politics; Psychology; Sociology; Spanish; Religious Moral and Philosophical Studies
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 120-128 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers31%
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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Year 1: Explores ancient tales; Shakespearean drama; cutting-edge contemporary fiction. Year 2: Students study momentous events in literary history in the historical core classes on Renaissance, Enlightenment and Romantic writing. Students also learn about the various ways in which philosophers, historians and authors have tried to analyse literature in a course on Literature, Criticism and Theory. Year 3: Explores Victorian and 20th-century Literature. Students also choose between 1 and 4 options, depending on whether they intend to progress to single or joint Honours in English. Options include Shakespeare; experimental fiction; childrenâ??s literature; America in the 1920s; autobiography; Glasgow novel; First World War literature; and detective fiction. Year 4: Throughout the degree, analytical and writing skills are being developed, preparing students to tackle the final-year dissertation. 4th year offers the chance to take some more options â?? 2 for joint Honours and 5 for single Honours. The options on offer in Honours year include classes on Victorian Gothic writing; literary snobbery; 1930s literature and culture; travel writing; atrocity and modernism; oral narratives and fairytales.
The University of Strathclyde was established in 1796 as the 'place of useful learning' and today from the centre of the vibrant city of Glasgow it continues to provide its students with a relevant, high-quality education. The global application of research and knowledge exchange ensures Strathclyde takes its place as a leading international technological institution.
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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