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English Literature BA Hons

English and Literature in English at

The University of Manchester

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3.2 / 5

STUDY MODE

Full-Time

LENGTH

3 years course

LEARNING

On Campus

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English Literature BA Hons

BA English Literature will enable you to explore a wide range of texts dating from a variety of periods.

From the Anglo-Saxon period to the present day, you'll explore a wide range of texts and genres

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evajohnson23
4th July 21

English Literature, BA Hons FullTime

I actually do BA World Literatures, (but it wouldn't let me select it) I love, love, love my course, it's like English Literature but from everywhere. I'd definitely recommend doing BA flexible honours and choosing topics from across as many degree programs as you can. Is it worth aa life time of debt though? Probably not. But I do love it.

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Points of entry for English Literature BA Hons

Year 1

Entry requirements for English and Literature in English at The University of Manchester

Entry requirements are the formal requirements students need to meet to be considered for a place on a university course. But, each year many universities accept students with lower grades. The bar chart below shows the actual UCAS tariff points of students currently on this course.
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Required subjects for English Literature BA Hons at The University of Manchester

Grades AAA including English Literature, or English Language and Literature (ie. not English Language alone). A-level exams should be taken at the same sitting, after no more than two years of study. If you have studied an advanced curriculum, where the examinations are spread over three years, consideration for an offer will be at the discretion of the admissions tutor. We may also require further information, in order to make an informed judgment on your application. The standard offer will be made in all cases, unless the applicant is studying for an Extended Project Qualification (EPQ). These applicants will be made an offer of AAB including A in English Literature or English Language and Literature (not English Language alone), plus a Grade A in the EPQ. Typical Contextual Offer: Grades AAB including English Literature, or English Language and Literature (ie. not English Language alone).

UCAS points for current students on English and Literature in English at The University of Manchester

English language requirements

7.0
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7.0 overall with no less than 6.5 in any one component.

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evajohnson23
4th July 21

English Literature, BA Hons FullTime

I actually do BA World Literatures, (but it wouldn't let me select it) I love, love, love my course, it's like English Literature but from everywhere. I'd definitely recommend doing BA flexible honours and choosing topics from across as many degree programs as you can. Is it worth aa life time of debt though? Probably not. But I do love it. read more

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member1350270
5th August 20

English Literature, BA Hons FullTime

Good course. Staff are passionate and willing to help. Lots of module choices, lectures are a bit all over campus - not really set in your own department. The School of Arts, Languages and Culture recently sacked all staff on fixed term contracts (of one year at a time) so that's delayed module choices and I also no longer have an academic advisor. Overall, progressive staff, always pro-strike (if you're a bit right-wing this might upset you), good content and essay feedback, decent communication and nice environment to work in. read more

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Member386176
16th November 15

English Literature, BA Hons FullTime

Great course on the whole, most lecturers are enthusiastic. Some texts more interesting than others as expected but a lot of support is provided read more

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member718606
14th November 15

English Literature, BA Hons FullTime

Very disappointing. Lecturers are extremely miserable people who talk in monotone. The books and poetry you cover are terrible, awful teaching from a tutor who couldn't even speak English read more

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20th February 23

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evajohnson23
4th July 21

English Literature, BA Hons FullTime

I actually do BA World Literatures, (but it wouldn't let me select it) I love, love, love my course, it's like English Literature but from everywhere. I'd definitely recommend doing BA flexible honours and choosing topics from across as many degree programs as you can. Is it worth aa life time of debt though? Probably not. But I do love it. read more

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Personal Tutor
Course Content
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member1350270
5th August 20

English Literature, BA Hons FullTime

Good course. Staff are passionate and willing to help. Lots of module choices, lectures are a bit all over campus - not really set in your own department. The School of Arts, Languages and Culture recently sacked all staff on fixed term contracts (of one year at a time) so that's delayed module choices and I also no longer have an academic advisor. Overall, progressive staff, always pro-strike (if you're a bit right-wing this might upset you), good content and essay feedback, decent communication and nice environment to work in. read more

Value for Money
Teaching Quality
Personal Tutor
Course Content
Job Prospects
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Member386176
16th November 15

English Literature, BA Hons FullTime

Great course on the whole, most lecturers are enthusiastic. Some texts more interesting than others as expected but a lot of support is provided read more

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Personal Tutor
Course Content
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member718606
14th November 15

English Literature, BA Hons FullTime

Very disappointing. Lecturers are extremely miserable people who talk in monotone. The books and poetry you cover are terrible, awful teaching from a tutor who couldn't even speak English read more

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member1217644
30th October 15

English Literature with Creative Writing, BA Hons FullTime

there are only 9 hours a week as you need to do a lot of independent study which is great because you get a lot of time off however at £3000 a year... you also have to buy your own books like with most course which is annoying but manageable. it's really nice to be able to write poetry and short stories as opposed to analytical essays however it is difficult to be objective with yourself when writing something that could be personal. ultimately when it comes to marking it's based on whether your techniques/content of your writing 'works', if it's effective. my favourite part of the creative writing part of the course is getting to read my course mates' stories and poems. for the literature part of the course there's a lot of reading obviously which is difficult if you're reading something you don't like, but there's a lot of freedom for what you write on (e.g. I hated 'Heart of Darkness' so I wrote on Oscar Wilde's tale instead) read more

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