English BA (Hons)

University of Cambridge

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( 4.2) 954 reviews


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UCAS CODE Q300
This course balances a strong grounding in the core of English literature with the chance to explore literature from around the world, other art forms, the English language, and related intellectual traditions. If you have a passion for literature, we have a challenging course that will inspire you in your reading, and develop your critical and imaginative abilities. You are taught by some of the most eminent writers and thinkers who, between them, teach and research almost every aspect of ... READ MORE

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Full time | Trinity | 3 Years | OCT-21

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
41st / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
1st
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
2nd

Start date and duration

Start date
OCT-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 - 97 = 3% 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
£21,000
UK English Studies (Non-Specific) graduate salary
£20,000

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
91%
History
54%
Religious Studies & Theology
20%
Mathematics
18%
French
18%

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Latest English Language reviews

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Sophie
05 Dec 18
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Anonymous
30 Nov 18

English BA (Hons)

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How English Language students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 48 reviews

5 star 26%
4 star 60%
3 star 14%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 954 reviews

5 star 37%
4 star 52%
3 star 10%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%

Where you'll study

University of Cambridge

Trinty Street Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB2 1TQ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Cambridge  0.7 miles away

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