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University Centre Peterborough

BA (Hons) English Literature

UCAS Code: Q300

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


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Required subject(s): A level English, English Language or Literature at grade C, or a full Access Certificate in a related subject. GCSEs required: 3 GCSEs at grade C or above in English, Mathematics and Science. Mature applicants who do not qualify by any of these routes are welcome to contact us to discuss admission based on previous qualifications and experience.

About this course


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3.0years

Full-time | 2020

The aim of this course is to equip students with the ethical, creative and commercial skills that the modern publishing industry and teaching requires, providing our learners with a route into the jobs market, to further study or the confidence to set up as a freelance. The course is designed for students to work across different genres and platforms and develop as versatile learners and professionals.
At level 4 they will be introduced to the key skills that have traditionally underpinned literary criticism (such as genre analysis, textual analysis, and writing for audiences), as well as those that are more akin to the publisher of today.
At level 5, students will build on this knowledge basis with a set of modules that work across the literary canon and draw on a range of codes and conventions, as well as introducing them to the work of the creatives in associated fields.
Moving into the final year, students will become more commercially aware, with employability a consistent factor. The focus therefore moves from understanding of genre to applying knowledge, know-how and career-focused ambitions.
The courses at University Centre Peterborough are studied in smaller class sizes compared with other universities, a typical class size is under 30 students.

Modules

Year one core modules: A History of English Literature from Chaucer to Equiano A History of English Literature from Blake to Munro Introduction to Literary Criticism Myth, Mystery and Metamorphosis: Classical and Biblical traditions in English literature. Introduction to Imaginative Writing. Year two core modules: Shakespeare and Performance Romantic Conflicts (1760s-1830s) The Victorian Experience: Texts and Contexts. Year three core modules: Major Project/Dissertation Modernism and the City

Assessment methods

You are assessed by essays, examinations, professional development portfolios, individual and group presentations, and by dissertation.

Tuition fees

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£8,000
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£8,000
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Northern Ireland
£8,000
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£8,000
per year
Wales
£8,000
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