English Literature and History BA (Hons)

Cardiff University

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UCAS CODE VQ13
The BA in English Literature and History enables you to combine a study of the past and English literature. Many students find joint honours both stimulating and rewarding as they observe both similarities and differences between the two subjects.This course aims to develop your knowledge and critical understanding of the political, social, economic, and cultural structures of past societies with the study of a separate academic discipline, and to cultivate intellectual skills such as the ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

History
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
36th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
30th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
31st

Start date and duration

Start date
27-SEP-21
Full Time
3 Years

History

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
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

History graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK History graduate salary
£18,000

Literature in English

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Literature in English graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK Literature in English graduate salary
£18,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, May 2021

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
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

Literature in English

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
English Literature
65%
History
41%
English Language
27%
English Language & Literature
20%
Religious Studies & Theology
19%

History

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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£9,000 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£17,700 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£17,700 per year
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International Students
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Latest English Literature reviews

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Nic
24 Jan 20

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I’ve really enjoyed my course and getting involved in societies. I loved living in halls as I always felt safe, living...
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ruby
08 Jan 20

English Literature and History BA (Hons)

The university has made what could be a really challenging change into something that felt easy. It is really...

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Student rating ( 4.3) 46 reviews

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3 star 8%
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1 star 2%

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Student rating ( 4.2) 1,243 reviews

5 star 34%
4 star 54%
3 star 11%
2 star 1%
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Where you'll study

Cardiff University

30-36 Newport Road Cardiff
CF24 0DE United Kingdom Nearest train station: Cardiff Queen Street  0.1 miles away

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