36 months
19050 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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In the English Literature programme at University of Sheffield, we seek to foster your love of literature and the creative arts, including film and theatre, so you graduate with a real understanding and appreciation of the subject area. 

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We offer a bachelor degree in English Literature at University of Sheffield , you'll have the opportunity to study texts from Old English to the present day, and you'll be invited to participate in new research areas such as Animal Studies and the Environmental Humanities.

Key Features 

  • Our core module in the first year, Renaissance to Revolution, is the starting point for the chronological study of literature which is central to our Sheffield degree. 
  • You'll be able to choose from a wide selection of optional modules, including Studying Theatre, Introduction to Cinema, Creative Writing and Early Englishes. As well as representing the varied areas of study available within the School, all first year modules provide degree-level study skills to help you expand your knowledge and develop as a scholar.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Early Englishes 
  • Contemporary Literature 
  • Early American Literature 
  • Shakespeare 
  • History of English 
  • Practical Stylistics 
  • Studying Theatre 

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

  • A Levels + additional qualifications | ABB, typically including an arts and humanities subject + B in a relevant EPQ
  • International Baccalaureate | 34, typically with 5 in a Higher Level arts and humanities subject
  • BTEC | DDD in a relevant subject
  • Scottish Highers + 1 Advanced Higher | AAABB + B, typically including an Arts and Humanities subject
  • Welsh Baccalaureate + 2 A Levels | B + AA, typically including an arts and humanities subject
  • Access to HE Diploma | 60 credits overall in a relevant subject with 45 at level 3 including Distinctions in 36 credits, + Merits in 15 credits

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19050 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19050 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

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

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 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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