English Literature and History BA (Hons)

Northumbria University, Newcastle

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UCAS CODE QV31
If you have a love of both literature and history, this course is for you. There are enormous benefits to studying the two disciplines in tandem.You will use poems, novels and other works of literature to interpret and understand past societies and cultures, and, at the same time, you’ll bring textual analysis to historical sources. You’ll be asking questions about how the two disciplines differ, but also how the methods and approaches of the historian and literature specialist overlap. By the ... READ MORE

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Full time with time abroad | Main Site | 4 Years | 18-SEP-23

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Uni rankings

History
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
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52nd / 95
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
43rd
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
34th

Start date and duration

Start date
18-SEP-23
Full Time With Time Abroad
4 Years

English Studies (Non-Specific)

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
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Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 81 = 19% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

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
£17,000
UK English Studies (Non-Specific) graduate salary
£17,000

History

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

History graduate salary at this uni
£17,000
UK History graduate salary
£18,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, November 2022

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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
62%
History
43%
English Language
42%
Psychology
21%
Religious Studies & Theology
15%

History

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Northumbria University, Newcastle
CUG ranking
43rd
Student rating
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( 4.3)
Northumbria University offers students the opportunity to develop skills in a wide range of courses, creating a graduate community that is ambitious and well-equipped to meet the challenges of a modern world. The university is top-rated globally and one of the best in the world for sustainability. The university is made up of four campuses: The City Campus in Newcastle comprises award-winning architecture, modern learning environments and excellent sports facilities. It sits right at the heart of a thriving city, while coastal resorts and the beauty of Northumberland are within easy reach. The second campus in Newcastle at Coach Lane is just a few miles outside the city centre, and is home to the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. It has its own modern Students’ Union and sporting facilities as well as extensive computer and library services.

Where you'll study

Northumbria University, Newcastle

Sutherland Building Newcastle upon Tyne
Northumberland
NE1 8ST United Kingdom Nearest train station: Newcastle Central  0.4 miles away

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