36 months
19050 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The English and Philosophy programme from University of Sheffield will throw you into some of the oldest debates around the very possibility of meaningful life. 

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In the English and Philosophy programme from University of Sheffield , you'll also explore and tackle some of the real-world issues facing our society today, such as global justice, inequality and climate change.

Key Features

  • As a dual honours student, you'll divide your studies between the School of English and the Department of Philosophy. Choice and flexibility are at the heart of our teaching, which means you can pursue and develop your own interests. At every level, there is a wide variety of modules to choose from. You will be taught by world-leading experts from both departments.
  • You'll be required to take a minimum number of credits within both departments each year, but how you choose to divide your modules after this is up to you: split your modules evenly between English and philosophy, or choose to weight your degree in favour of one subject or the other.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Celtic Languages and Literatures: an Introduction 
  • Contemporary Literature 
  • Early Englishes 
  • Foundations in Literary Study: Biblical and Classical Sources in English Literature 
  • Matters ot Lite and Death 
  • Mind, drain and Personal Identity 

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
  • Mature students - explore other routes for mature students

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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