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Art History and English Literature (Hons)

36 months
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21500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

The joint honours BA Art History and English Literature (Hons) programme offered at The University of Manchester brings together expertise from two subject areas to give you a greater breadth of study. The emphasis is on flexibility and choice within this joint degree, which also offers opportunities for field trips and museum and gallery visits. 

Overview

Art History provides grounding in European and North American art and architecture, covering topics to the present day, as well as subjects in global art history.

We offer a broad choice of subject areas, paired with in-depth study and research. Particular strengths are in Medieval, Renaissance, Post-Renaissance, Modern, Contemporary and Global Art History.

You will also discover a range of English literature from the Anglo Saxon period to the present day, and will be able to study American, Irish and post-colonial literatures, as well as cultural theory, creative writing and film. 

You can attend lectures and exhibitions at the internationally renowned Manchester Centre for Anglo Saxon Studies, while the English Research Seminar and CriticalMASS, the American Studies research seminar, also offer a series of interesting talks.

The Centre for New Writing hosts a regular public event series, Literature Live, which brings contemporary novelists and poets to the University to read and engage in conversation. Manchester Literature Festival also takes place at venues at the University and across the city each autumn.

Career opportunities

The Art History and English Literature (Hons) programme offered at The University of Manchester will prepare you for careers in the art world and a wide range of job opportunities ranging from curating and cultural management to publishing, journalism, the media, and teaching.

Our surveys of recent graduates have revealed that our students also pursue an impressive variety of careers in such fields as law, banking, fashion, advertising, accountancy, business management, commerce, the new media, computing and archive studies.

Recent graduate career destinations include:

  • Education Officer, De Morgan Collection;
  • Royal Collections Exhibitions Curator;
  • Archivist, Tate Liverpool;
  • Art Officer, English Heritage.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Reading Literature
  • Ice Age to Baroque: Artworks in History
  • Rococo to Now: Artworks in History
  • Art Spaces
  • Art History Tutorial 
  • Mapping the Medieval
  • Theory and Text
  • Literature and History

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

A-level

  • AAA-AAB to include English Literature (or English Language and Literature, but not English Language alone).
  • It is not necessary to have studied Art or Art History before taking this course. However, we welcome students who can show an active interest in and enthusiasm for the subject by visiting museums and galleries or by their choice of reading.

AS-level

  • AS level results are not considered as part of the standard admissions process at The University of Manchester.
GCSE
  • Applicants must demonstrate a broad general education including acceptable levels of Literacy and Numeracy, equivalent to at least Grade C or 4 in GCSE/iGCSE English Language and Mathematics. GCSE/iGCSE English Literature will not be accepted in lieu of GCSE/iGCSE English Language.

International Baccalaureate

  • 36 points overall. 6,6,6 in Higher Level subjects  to include English Literature (or English Language and Literature, but not English Language alone).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21500 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Manchester

645 - 1197 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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