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English Literature
Bachelor of English Literature (Hons)
Bachelor of English Literature (Hons)

Bachelor of English Literature (Hons)

  • ID:UB440091
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time / Part-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£12,900.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£10,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£12,900.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£10,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

English Requirements

One of the following

  • IELTS overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each element
  • TOEFL iBT - Listening: 17, Reading: 18, Speaking: 20, Writing: 17
  • Pearson PTE - Listening: 59, Reading: 59, Speaking: 59, Writing: 59

Course Information

You study the development of English literature from Chaucer to the contemporary works of Benjamin Zephaniah and Monica Ali. The course introduces you to less well-known literary periods, critical approaches and world literature while offering deeper exploration of favourites such as the Romantics and Victorian literature. Plus you can follow a special interest with options in creative writing; gothic fiction; Shakespeare and his contemporaries; and language, power and ideology.

You will also develop your own critical or creative voice with a final dissertation choice of an extended essay on your preferred subject or a portfolio of your own creative writing.

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  • Language, Identity And Society (ENG001-1) Compulsory
  • Literature In History (ENG003-1) Compulsory
  • Studying Modern Literature (ENG005-1) Compulsory
  • Ways Of Reading (ENG006-1) Compulsory
  • Eighteenth-Century Literature (ENG016-2) Compulsory
  • Medieval Literature (ENG013-2) Compulsory
  • Renaissance Literature (ENG014-2) Compulsory
  • Restoration Literature (ENG015-2) Compulsory
  • Romantic Literature (ENG017-2) Compulsory
  • Victorian Literature (ENG018-2) Compulsory
  • Creative Writing (ENG006-2) Optional
  • Introduction To Educational Philosophy (EDC086-2) Optional
  • Language, Ideology And Power (ENG008-2) Optional
  • Shakespeare And His Contemporaries (ENG007-2) Optional
  • Dissertation (English Literature) (ENG014-3) Compulsory
  • Modern British And American Literature (ENG018-3) Compulsory
  • Postmodern British And American Literature (ENG019-3) Compulsory
  • Contemporary Debates In Education, Childhood And Youth (EDC206-3) Optional
  • Gothic Literature (ENG013-3) Optional
  • World Literature (ENG022-3) Optional
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Pre Courses

A Degree with a Foundation Year gives you guaranteed entry to an Undergraduate course.

Whether you’re returning to learning and require additional help and support to up-skill, or if you didn’t quite meet the grades to pursue an Undergraduate course, our Degrees with Foundation Year provide a fantastic entry route for you to work towards a degree level qualification.

With our guidance and support you’ll get up to speed within one year, and will be ready to seamlessly progress on to undergraduate study at Bedfordshire.

The Foundation Year provides an opportunity to build up your academic writing skills and numeracy, and will also cover a range of subject specific content to fully prepare you for entry to an Undergraduate degree.

This is an integrated four-year degree, with the foundation year as a key part of the course. You will need to successfully complete the Foundation Year to progress on to the first year of your bachelor’s degree.

Why study a degree with a Foundation Year?

  • Broad-based yet enough depth to give you credible vocational skills
  • Coverage of a variety of areas typically delivered by an expert in this area
  • Gain an understanding of a subject before choosing which route you wish to specialise in
  • Great introduction to further study, and guaranteed progression on to one of our Undergraduate degrees

The degrees offering a Foundation Year provide excellent preparation for your future studies.

During your Foundation Year you will get the opportunity to talk to tutors about your degree study and future career aspirations, and receive guidance on the most appropriate Undergraduate course to help you achieve this; providing you meet the entry requirements and pass the Foundation Year.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

On completing this course, you might consider progressing into one of the following professions: librarian; copywriter; arts administrator; editorial assistant; journalist; public relations officer; and teaching (following further study
at postgraduate level).

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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