English and Comparative Literature BA (Hons)

Goldsmiths, University of London

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( 3.9) 889 reviews


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UCAS CODE QQ32
Enabling you to study literature and culture across linguistic and national boundaries, this degree offers you the opportunity to read a generous range of works within a comparative context. **Why study BA English & Comparative Literature at Goldsmiths?**- You’ll read a huge variety of literature, spanning national and linguistic boundaries. This includes English, European, American, Caribbean and other postcolonial literatures. You’ll be drawing comparisons between this literature and between... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
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123rd / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
62nd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
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Source: Complete University Guide 2019
67th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-20
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, 2018

2:1 or above
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Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

English Studies (Non-Specific) graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK English Studies (Non-Specific) graduate salary
£20,000

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Previous study
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Source: HESA, 2018

English Studies (Non-Specific)

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
English Literature
78%
History
35%
English Language
16%
Psychology
16%
Religious Studies & Theology
15%

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Latest Comparative Literature reviews

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How Comparative Literature students rated:

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Student rating ( 3.9) 889 reviews

5 star 23%
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Goldsmiths, University of London
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62nd
Student rating
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( 3.9)
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Goldsmiths, part of the University of London for over 100 years, has a world-class reputation for its degrees in the arts, humanities, social sciences, computing and law. The campus is based in New Cross, South East London, known for its thriving arts and music scene. The university is in the UK's top 25 for its research quality, and 7th worldwide for its Media and Communications department in 2019.

Where you'll study

Goldsmiths, University of London

Goldsmiths, University of London
New Cross
London
Lewisham
SE14 6NW United Kingdom Nearest tube station: New Cross  0.1 miles away Nearest train station: New Cross  0.1 miles away

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