36 months
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17900 GBP/year
4630 GBP/year
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About

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 degree 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations for Speech Analysis: The Phonetics of English
  • Mapping the Anglo-Saxon World
  • Havoc and Rebellion: Writing and Reading Later Medieval England 
  • Fiction to Austen (1660-1820)
  • Inventing America
  • Romantic Poetry (1789-1832)
  • Enlightenment and its Discontents
  • The English Language: Language and Power
  • History of English: Studying Language Change

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

A level requirements

  • ABB including A-level English
  • Note: for applicants who have not studied A-level English then AS-level English (grade A) would be acceptable in lieu of A-level English.
Irish leaving certificate requirements
  • H3H3H3H3H3H3/H2H3H3H3H3 including Higher Level grade H3 in English
Access 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
Graduate
  • A minimum of a 2:2 Honours Degree, provided any subject requirement is also met

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17900 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4630 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4630 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • Northern Ireland (NI) £4,630
  • Republic of Ireland (ROI) £4,630
  • England, Scotland or Wales (GB) £9,250
  • EU Other £17,900
  • International £17,900

Living costs for Belfast

561 - 887 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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