36 months
15400 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This English Literature and History (Hons) programme from Swansea University seeks to answer some provocative questions and opens up a range of career possibilities by helping you to develop transferable skills wanted by employers.

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By taking the English Literature and History (Hons) programme from Swansea University you will have the chance to explore national and global literatures including Renaissance literature, Gothic and genre fiction, 19th century and contemporary literature, creative and professional writing or medieval Europe, modern medicine or the Cold War.

You also have the opportunity for a semester abroad in the USA, Canada, China, Hong Kong or Singapore – an exciting and rewarding experience, which will further enhance your career prospects.

You can choose from a wide range of modules in English literature, creative writing and history to shape your course to match your interests.

Topics available can include: national and global literature from Beowulf to the present day, Renaissance literature, Gothic and genre fiction, 19th century literature, contemporary fiction, gender and culture, creative and professional writing as well as modern British social history, the history of religion, health and medicine, gender and women’s history, cultural history, the history and memory of war and conflict, public history and heritage.


Our graduates enter careers in a wide range of sectors including:

  • education
  • journalism
  • media and public relations
  • public services

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Making History
  • Medieval Europe
  • Europe of Extremes: 1789 - 1989
  • Early Modern World, 1500-1800
  • Modern British History
  • The Practice of History

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Our standard entry requirement is BBB (UCAS tariff points 120) or equivalent. All offers are made following a review of the application form, predicted/achieved grades and subjects, the reference and personal statement. 
  • We also accept a range of advanced level qualifications including: International Baccalaureate 32; Welsh Baccalaureate - grade equivalent to A-level; Access to Higher Education and Open University qualifications, and Extended Project.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15400 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Swansea

727 - 1379 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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