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Law and English Literature (Hons)

University of Kent

48 months
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About

This innovative Law and English Literature (Hons) degree from University of Kent offers you the opportunity to study Law and English Literature in a four-year programme which allows you to study both subjects in equal depth and at sufficient level to develop a sophisticated understanding of each, with a pathway offering the opportunity to obtain a Qualifying Law Degree.

Overview

Covering the foundations of law alongside compulsory and optional modules in English (taught by our highly regarded School of English), you develop an understanding of the law, taught from a critical perspective which allows you to engage in informed debate about contemporary legal issues (with an understanding of its history and development), and the space to study modules in English Literature, ranging from the medieval period to the 21st century. The Law and English Literature (Hons) degree is offered at University of Kent.

Kent Law School is recognised as one of the leading law schools in the UK. It has an international reputation both for its world-leading research and for the high quality, innovative, critical and socio-legal education that it provides.

Accreditation

All of our undergraduate Law degrees are recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority as Qualifying Law Degrees for entrants in 2020. They also contain the foundations of legal knowledge required by the Bar Standards Board to satisfy the academic component of professional training for intending barristers.

Accreditation

Recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority as a Qualifying Law Degree.

Programme Structure

The course structure below gives a flavour of the modules that will be available to you and provides details of the content of this programme. This listing is based on the current curriculum and may change year to year in response to new curriculum developments and innovation. Please note that the first year modules in Law listed for this degree are compulsory.

Compulsory modules currently include:

  • Changing Literatures: From Chaucer to the Contemporary 
  • Thinking Through Theory 
  • Foundations of Property 
  • The English Legal System and Skills

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A level: AAA/ABB including English Literature or English Language and Literature grade B
  • Access to HE Diploma: If we make you an offer, you will need to obtain/pass the overall Access to Higher Education Diploma and may also be required to obtain a proportion of the total level 3 credits and/or credits in particular subjects at merit grade or above.
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (formerly BTEC National Diploma): Distinction, Distinction, Distinction in Business plus A Level English Literature or English Language and Literature at Grade B. Other subjects will be considered on a case-by-case basis
  • International Baccalaureate: 34 points overall or 17 points at HL including English A1/A2/B at 5/6/6 or English Literature A/English Language and Literature A (or Literature A/Language and Literature A of another country) at HL 5 or SL 6 

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Canterbury

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.

Funding

Scholarships are available for excellence in academic performance, sport and music and are awarded on merit. For further information on the range of awards available and to make an application see our scholarships website.

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