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English Language and Literature (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #442 (QS) Birmingham, United Kingdom
The English Language and Literature (Hons) programme offered at the Aston University aim to cover the breadth and depth of English Literature across the world, whilst also allowing you to develop your own interests in specific areas. 
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Overview

As an English student, you will study literature, language, culture, history,  have the opportunity to develop your creative writing skills and investigate how new technologies impact upon the study of literature. 

Your First Year of studyingEnglish Language and Literature (Hons) programme offered at the Aston University will give you a broad introduction to literary genres and periods from the seventeenth century to the present day. In the Second Year you build upon the themes introduced in your First Year through the study of core and elective modules designed to broaden your understanding of the breadth and range of English literature and equip you to critically engage with a variety of literary texts across both literary genres and periods. In the Final Year you can choose from a wide range of elective modules to suit your interests.

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Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Literary Genres in English
  • Literature in History
  • Literature and Film
  • Introduction to Linguistics
  • Introduction to Discourse Analysis
  • Language and Society

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    78

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • ABB - BBB
  • BTEC is also accepted, see below for details.
  • 32 points in the IB diploma (including TOK/Bonus points) with 6,5,5 at HL (including English Language / Literature). Standard level Maths and English grade 5 required in lieu of GCSE English and Maths grade C/4.
  • GCSE English Language and Maths Grade C/4.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15600 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • UK/EU students - £1,250 during placement year
  • International students - £2,500 during placement year

Living costs for Birmingham

  • 765 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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