B.A. On Campus

English (International Hons)

University of St Andrews

48 months
42220 USD/year
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The BA in English (International Hons) at the University of St Andrews will provide you with the opportunity to explore a range of historical periods and critical approaches to literature. 


Through this BA in English (International Hons) at the University of St Andrews, you will develop your writing skills, sensitivity to language, awareness of the aesthetic and intellectual enjoyments of literature, and understanding of the cultural values reflected in literature. You can also choose to take creative writing classes.

The BA (International Hons) is a joint degree delivered by both the University of St Andrews and the College of William & Mary in Virginia, USA. This joint degree allows you to spend two years at each institution.


The skills you gain through studying English are marketable in many career areas, and recent graduates in English have pursued a wide variety of career paths.

Perhaps the major strength of all English graduates is communication skills, both in speech and in writing. Other skills you will develop during your degree include:

  • critical analysis
  • structuring information
  • organisation of time and workload
  • effective IT skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Beowulf
  • The Younger Romantics: Poetry and Prose (1810-1830)
  • Postcolonial Literature and Theory
  • Romantic Writing and Women
  • Contemporary British Fiction
  • Civil Wars on Page and Screen.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • SQA Highers: AAAB
  • GCE A-Levels: AAA
  • IB points: 38

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42220 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for St Andrews

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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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