BA, DipHE, CertHE On Campus Online


University of London

36 months
2793 GBP/year
2793 GBP/year
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Study and enjoy some of the world's greatest literature, immerse yourself in a range of works from the Middle Ages to the present day. Expand your knowledge and understanding of cultural, historical and regional evolutions in literature with a flexible English degree at the University of London.


By studying this English degree at the University of London, you will:

  • expand your knowledge and understanding of cultural, historical and regional continuity and change in literature;
  • develop your understanding of the diverse and sometimes conflicting ways in which literary texts are received;
  • discuss texts effectively and with confidence.

Career opportunities

Studying English equips you with transferable skills that can be used in a wide range of contexts. You will be able to understand and analyse complex ideas and to present your ideas clearly and logically.

This will give you a sound basis for a career in areas such as teaching, research, advertising and marketing, media and journalism (including radio and television).

What do employers think of our graduates?

In some countries, qualifications earned by distance and flexible learning may not be recognised by certain authorities or regulators for the purposes of public sector employment or further study. We advise you to explore the local recognition status before you register, even if you plan to receive support from a local teaching institution.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Explorations in Literature
  • Approaches to Text
  • Renaissance Comedy: Shakespeare and Jonson
  • Creative Writing
  • English Language
  • Literature of the Later Middle Ages

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

For access to the BA English and DipHE English, you will usually meet the following criteria:

  • Age 17+ by 30 November in the year of registration
  • Satisfy our General Entrance Requirements.
  • A Level English (pass) or equivalent.
For access to the CertHE English:
  • Age 18+ by 01 September in the year of registration.
  • Three GCSEs (at Grade A*-C / 9-4) or equivalent.
For access to individual courses:
  • As CertHE except minimum age requirement (17+ by 30 November in year of registration).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    2793 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8381 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2793 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8381 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.
  • Indicative total: BA English: £8381
  • Indicative total: DipHE English: £5718
  • Indicative total: CertHE English: £3181

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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