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English, B.A.

English, B.A.

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English creates better readers, writers and thinkers. Benefit from a degree that addresses major issues of our time such as religion, warfare, gender and empire from both a language and literature perspective, helping you to become a well-rounded graduate. The English program, is delivered by the University of Gloucestershire.


The university has specialists from Shakespeare through to the Restoration; the Romantics and Victorians; and right up to the twentieth century and beyond.

In your first year you will gain solid grounding in the fundamentals of English with modules in writing for the self and myths, legends and drama. You can then tailor the degree to your interests in your second and final year, covering modules in literature, language or both. You could explore the world of Shakespeare or modern drama and social change from a literary context or delve into language across time and space with communication for ethical leadership.

Outside your studies, there are plenty of opportunities to get involved in Cheltenham’s vibrant literary culture. The university sponsors the Cheltenham Poetry Festival and has a long standing relationship with Cheltenham Festivals, including the internationally renowned literature festival. Flocks of visitors enjoy exciting guest speakers, workshops and debates with previous guests such as Salman Rushdie, Dame Judi Dench, Zadie Smith, Ian McEwan, Doris Lessing and Toni Morrison. You can also go on field trips to locations such as Stratford, Bristol Old Vic and the Everyman Theatre.

The English program, is delivered by the University of Gloucestershire.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

This course has a very hands-on approach to learning using coursework, written exams, critical diaries and presentations. Whatever your interest, you can tailor your degree to your interests, choosing modules from literature, language, or both.

Courses Included:

  • The Human Experience
  • Humanities Skills
  •  Introduction to English
  • Writing the Self

      English Language Requirements

      You need the following IELTS score:

      • Minimum required score:


        The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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      Academic Requirements

      • 112 tariff points
      • BBC at A levels, DMM at BTEC or use a combination of your qualifications to achieve the required tariff total.
      • Grade C in GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent) are normally required. If you don't meet your tariff points total we may still consider your application.

      Tuition Fee

      • International Applies to you

        13500 GBP/year
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      • EU/EEA Applies to you

        9250 GBP/year
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      Living costs for Cheltenham

      • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
        Living Costs

      The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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