English BA (Hons)

Goldsmiths, University of London

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Course info

UCAS CODE Q300
**Our English degree gives you the opportunity to develop the critical and verbal skills needed for confident, effective reading of literary texts and criticism.**Bold, flexible, and richly diverse, the BA in English offers you a world of literature and language. You will be taken on a thrilling intellectual and imaginative journey from the Caribbean, New York, and Victorian London, to the American South via 1980s Northern Ireland, South Korea, Zimbabwe, Belarus, India, and Algeria. Along the ... READ MORE

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Full time | Main Site | 3 Years | 25-SEP-23

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2022 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
95th / 95
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
62nd
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
60th

Start date and duration

Start date
25-SEP-23
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 - 75 = 25% 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
£19,000
UK English Studies (Non-Specific) graduate salary
£20,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, November 2022

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
78%
History
35%
English Language
16%
Psychology
16%
Religious Studies & Theology
15%

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English BA (Hons)

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How English Language students rated:

Student rating ( 3.4) 15 reviews

5 star 14%
4 star 40%
3 star 33%
2 star 0%
1 star 13%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 3.7) 826 reviews

5 star 17%
4 star 48%
3 star 28%
2 star 4%
1 star 3%
Goldsmiths, University of London
CUG ranking
62nd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 3.7)
Goldsmiths, University of London - a part of the esteemed University of London - is a pioneering institution in the UK’s capital. Founded in 1891, the university has a global reputation for world-class research and innovative courses. Goldsmiths recently placed in the top 10 for art and design in the UK, according to the 2023 Complete University Guide league table, as well as 62nd overall – putting it in the top 50% of surveyed universities. The university’s New Cross campus in South East London is well known for its active arts and music scene, and consistently produces new and exciting artists, creators, performers and makers, many of whom go on to become cultural icons and pioneers in their fields. Goldsmiths is highly rated for the quality of its research and for its art, design, music, media and communications departments in particular.

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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