36 months
14250 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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A degree in English Literature (Hons) from University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) indulges your love of reading and provides intellectual challenge. 

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It's also practical preparation for careers in the cultural industries, one of Britain's most exciting, diverse and internationally recognised fields.

Graduates in English literature are highly employable, and can show clear evidence of excellent communication, critical and analytical skills.

Why UWE Bristol? 

English Literature (Hons) from University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)  shows you how literature is essential to understanding global culture and society.

The core modules focus on the practical, visible impact of literature on the world, with integral fields trips giving you the chance to apply what you're learning in a very tangible sense.

Careers / Further study

Graduates in English literature are highly employable, thanks to their strong skills for employment and broad knowledge base.

Tailoring what and how you study, you can shape the course towards your chosen career path.

Building professional, research and enterprise skills into the modules you study, you'll be encouraged to apply them at every opportunity, including on field trips.

Former students have gone on to work as marketing executives, content managers for publishers, HR recruitment consultants, and teachers in primary, secondary and further education. 

Many choose to continue their studies with postgraduate degrees in English and related subjects.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • English Independent Project. 
  • Children's Fiction since 1900
  • Gothic Literature
  • Contemporary American Narrative
  • Contemporary British Fiction
  • Crime and Detection in Nineteenth-Century Literature.

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

  • Tariff points: 112
  • A-level subjects: No specific subjects required.
  • EDEXCEL (BTEC) Diploma: No specific subjects required.
  • Access: No specific subjects required.
  • Baccalaureate IB: No specific subjects required.
  • Irish Highers: no specific subjects required.

All applicants will also require: 

  • GCSE subjects: Grade C/4 in English Literature or Language, or equivalent. We do not accept Level 2 Key Skills, Functional Skills or Certificates in Adult Literacy and Numeracy as suitable alternatives to GCSEs.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14250 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

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

Part-times fees

  • Home Module Fee (15 Credit): 1156
  • Offshore Module Fee (15 Credit): 1156

Living costs for Bristol

750 - 1260 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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