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Art History and English Literature (Hons)

36 months
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This Art History and English Literature (Hons) programme from University of Kent offers a critically engaging and expansive approach to the discipline of art history combined with literary studies. 


This Art History and English Literature (Hons) programme from University of Kent combines a comprehensive review of art movements, artists, artistic media as well as literary theory and practice with opportunities to put your knowledge into practice.

As an arts student, you become part of an artistic community based within the School of Arts’ Jarman building – a creative hub for students of art history, film, drama and media studies.


Recent graduates have gone into areas including:

  • art dealing
  • working in galleries
  • arts administration
  • teaching
  • librarianship
  • journalism and the media
  • publishing and writing
  • the museum sector
  • the heritage industry
  • community arts/project development.

Career-enhancing skills

As well as gaining skills and knowledge in your subject area, you also acquire key transferable skills that are essential for all graduates.These include the ability to:
  • think critically 
  • communicate your ideas and opinions 
  • work independently.
You can also gain extra skills by signing up for our Kent Extra activities, such as learning a language or volunteering.

Programme Structure


  • On most programmes, you study a combination of compulsory and optional modules. 
  • You may also be able to take ‘elective’ modules from other programmes so you can customise your programme and explore other subjects that interest you.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months
    • Flexible

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

  • A level: BBC including English Literature or English Language and Literature
  • Access to HE Diploma: The University will not necessarily make conditional offers to all Access candidates but will continue to assess them on an individual basis. 
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (formerly BTEC National Diploma): The University will consider applicants holding BTEC National Diploma and Extended National Diploma Qualifications (QCF; NQF; OCR) on a case-by-case basis. 
  • International Baccalaureate: 34 points overall or 14 points at HL. HL English A1/A2/B at 5/6/6 OR HL English Literature A/English Language and Literature A (or Literature A/Language and Literature A of another country) 5 at HL or 6 at SL. 

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.


Kent offers generous financial support schemes to assist eligible undergraduate students during their studies.

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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