English Literature BA (Hons)

Durham University

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UCAS CODE Q300
Single Honours in English Studies offers a comprehensive syllabus, which combines traditional areas of literary study with new and developing areas of the discipline. It aims to develop your conceptual abilities and analytical skills by exposing you to a variety of literary critical approaches, to promote and develop clarity and persuasiveness in argument and expression, and to enable you to develop, to a high degree of competence, a range of skills which are subject-specific and transferable. ... READ MORE

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Full time | St John's College | 3 Years | 27-SEP-21

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
44th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
7th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
3rd

Start date and duration

Start date
27-SEP-21
Full Time
3 Years

Literature in English

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

Literature in English graduate salary at this uni
£20,000
UK Literature in English graduate salary
£19,000

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

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

Literature in English

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
English Literature
93%
History
62%
Mathematics
18%
Religious Studies & Theology
14%
English Language
13%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
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£21,730 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£21,730 per year
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Latest English Literature reviews

English Literature
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Rachel
18 Jan 20

English Literature BA (Hons)

Stressful, but rewarding. Enjoying the independence and socialising. Was a bit lonely at the start, but loving life....
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Ella
15 Jan 20

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Student rating ( 4.1) 52 reviews

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Student rating ( 4.2) 947 reviews

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Durham University
CompUniGuide ranking
7th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.2)
Durham University is one of the UK’s most prestigious universities and is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world. It is the third oldest university in England and has a long and impressive history of academic excellence, outstanding research and graduate quality. In fact, Durham boasts one of the most robust undergraduate employment records in Britain and ranks in the top 40 universities worldwide for employer reputation. Durham University hosts thousands of students from over 150 countries and encourages the best and brightest in their academic and professional endeavours. Durham academics are part of global networks and have access a vast array of knowledge and opportunities across many fields. The university is located in the beautiful historic City of Durham, just a short journey away from iconic British landscapes and a number of major UK cities.

Where you'll study

Durham University

St John's Durham
DH1 3RJ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Durham  0.4 miles away

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