• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #209 (QS) Belfast, United Kingdom
Students undertaking English at Queen's University Belfast explore literatures in English in the widest possible sense. From the earliest writings in Anglo-Saxon to contemporary Irish, British, and ‘global’ literatures, students study English in its historical, cultural and ideological circumstances and material manifestations.
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Overview

The language modules (also available on the Linguistics pathway) explore language structure and function; the day-to-day use of language, including in the media; and the major influences that have shaped English.

Career

Studying for an English at Queen's University Belfast will assist you in developing the core skills and employment-related experiences that are valued by employers, professional organisations and academic institutions. 

Graduates from this degree at Queen's are well regarded by many employers (local, national and international) and over half of all graduate jobs are now open to graduates of any discipline, including English. In particular, employers value the initiative, imagination, creativity and independence of thought fostered by the English degree.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • English in Transition
  • English in Context
  • Introduction to English Language
  • Adventures in the History of Ideas
  • Introduction to Creative Writing

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    62

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

A level requirements

  • ABB including A-level English
Irish leaving certificate requirements
  • H3H3H3H3H3H3/H2H3H3H3H3 including Higher Level grade H3 in English
Access/Foundation Course
  • Successful completion of Access Course with an average of 70% including an average of 65% in Literature modules.
International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • 33 points overall, including 6,5,5 at Higher Level, including English

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16900 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4395 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4395 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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England, Scotland or Wales (GB): £9,250

Living costs for Belfast

  • 561 - 890 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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