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Description

What will I experience?

On this course you can:

  • Engage with and evaluate current critical debates
  • Undertake work or research placements, volunteer roles and internships alongside your study
  • Take up the option of some foreign language study

What opportunities might it lead to?

You will be well positioned to find employment in a variety of fields including teaching, publishing, journalism and media. While studying English literature is a great foundation for a career in the arts, the sophisticated analytical and presentational skills you will gain are also highly valued by a range of non degree-specific graduate employers.

Here are some routes our graduates have pursued:

  • television script writing
  • journalism
  • public relations
  • web design
  • editing
  • further academic study

Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee Not specified Start date September 2015 Duration full-time 36 months Languages Take an IELTS test
  • English
Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Year one

  • Literary Theory
  • Literary History 1
  • Language, Society and Mind
  • How Language Works
  • Introduction to Narrative
  • Starting Language Research

Year two

Core units include:

  • Literary History 2
  • Meaning in English

Options include:

  • Eighteenth Century and Romantic Literature
  • Early Modern Drama
  • American Literature
  • Nation and Travel
  • Victorian Literature and Visual Culture
  • Analysing Discourse
  • Forensic Linguistics
  • Language and Language Teaching
  • The Structure of English
  • Literary Prizes and Public Acclaim
  • Languages (University Wide Option)
  • Learning from Experience

Year three

Core unit includes:

  • Dissertation (English Language or English Literature)

Options include:

  • Early Modern Literature and the Bible
  • Enlightenment: Literature, Culture and Modernity
  • Magical Realism
  • Postmodern Historical Fiction
  • War and Fascism
  • Tracing Borders: Women and Writing 1890-1940
  • Twentieth Century Avant-Garde Fiction
  • Friendship, Community and Identity in Seventeenth Century Poetry
  • Charles Dickens
  • Holocaust Literatures
  • US Masculinities
  • European Literary Decadence
  • (Re)Writing Revenge on the Early Modern Stage
  • Consuming Fictions: Food and Appetite in Victorian Culture
  • English in an Historical Perspective
  • English in the World
  • Professional Communication
  • Professional Communication 2
  • Learning from Experience


Program requirements

English Language Requirements

IELTS band : 6 CAE score : 75(Grade B)

To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

take an IELTS test. More About IELTS

Requirements

240-300 points from 3 A levels or equivalent, to include 100 points from A level English.

English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

Related Scholarships*

  • Academic Excellence Scholarship

    "The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."

  • Access Bursary

    Bursary for UK students all subjects where the variable tuition fee rate is payable.

  • Alumni Bursary

    Alumni Bursary for UK Undergraduate students

* The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than University of Portsmouth.

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