Comparative Literature and Culture and English BA (Hons)

Royal Holloway, University of London

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Course info

UCAS CODE QQ23
This joint honours course in Comparative Literature and Culture and English gives you access to a world of literature, allowing you to compare and contrast the English literary tradition with an international canon of works. It willl provide you with the opportunity to combine the study of global literature, philosophy, film and art with the rigorous critical study of English literature, developing you as a culturally-aware, creative and adaptable thinker, with impressive communication and ... READ MORE

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English
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
49th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
24th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
31st

Start date and duration

Start date
20-SEP-21
Full Time
3 Years

English Studies (Non-Specific)

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 95 = 5% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

English Studies (Non-Specific) graduate salary at this uni
£20,000
UK English Studies (Non-Specific) graduate salary
£19,000

Others in Language and Area Studies

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Others in Language and Area Studies graduate salary at this uni
£19,000
UK Others in Language and Area Studies graduate salary
£21,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, July 2020

Entry requirements
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A level
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

English Studies (Non-Specific)

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
English Literature
89%
History
46%
Psychology
19%
Drama
19%
Religious Studies & Theology
14%

Others in Language and Area Studies

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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
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Students from Channel Islands
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£9,250 per year
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£18,300 per year
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Comparative Literature and Culture BA (Hons)

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Where you'll study

Royal Holloway, University of London

Royal Holloway, University Of London Egham Hill Egham
Surrey
TW20 0EX United Kingdom Nearest train station: Egham  0.6 miles away

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