BA (Hons) English Literature

Duration: 3 years

Course details

English Literature is a BA Hons degree offered by the Department of Literature, Language and Theatre. It allows you to specialise in the study of poetry, the novel, film and theatre, while also incorporating courses from a variety of other subject pathways.


Year 1

  • Literature Tutorial

  • Keywords

  • Poetry and Politics

  • Shakespeare and Performance

  • What is Literature ?

Year 2

  • Literature Tutorial

  • Making Memory

  • Monsters

  • The Nineteenth Century

  • The Novel

  • Travel Sickness

  • Writing Revolutions

Year 3

  • Dissertation

  • Issues in Culture

  • Modernism

  • Satire and the City

  • Special Topic

  • Tragedy

  • Fiction after 1950

Entry requirements

  • BTEC/National Diploma
  • International Baccalaureate
  • Scottish Highers
  • Irish Highers

Career possibilities

This degree can lead to a wide range of careers. Our graduates work in areas such as professional writing, publishing, teaching, IT, law (by conversion course), education policy, events management, leisure and tourism management, marketing and journalism. Many progress to related postgraduate courses.

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