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English Literature BA (Hons)

Swansea University

Student rating
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( 4.5) 5266 reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE Q300
English Literature is one of the most diverse and challenging disciplines we offer. Studying our three-year BA cultivates sensitivity towards language and seeks to answer some provocative questions. It also opens up a range of exciting career possibilities by helping you to develop transferable skills, which are highly valued by employers.You will have the chance to explore over a thousand years of literature, from Beowulf to the present day. Our course covers national and global literature ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
14th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
35th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
31st

Start date and duration

Start date
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 - 93 = 7% 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
£17,000
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, July 2020

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
62%
History
34%
English Language & Literature
24%
English Language
20%
Psychology
17%

Tuition fees

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Latest English Literature reviews

English Literature
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Naomi
03 Feb 20

English Literature and History BA (Hons)

I really enjoy Swansea University- the atmosphere is always happy, the facilities are good, I love my course and I’ve...
B
Bethan
16 Jan 20

English Literature BA (Hons)

Very good, very happy I chose this university overall, seems a lot more helpful and understanding of real life...

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How English Literature students rated:

Student rating ( 4.6) 128 reviews

5 star 70%
4 star 25%
3 star 4%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.5) 5,266 reviews

5 star 62%
4 star 29%
3 star 8%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%
Swansea University
CompUniGuide ranking
35th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.5)
The 2019 WhatUni University of the Year winner Swansea University is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location. Established in 1920, the University is celebrating its Centenary this year. The University has two campuses and comprises seven academic colleges that offer hundreds of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees with opportunities to work and study abroad. Both University campuses have beachfront locations and are only ten minutes either side of the city centre where you can enjoy the local attractions and nightlife. The Singleton Park Campus is surrounded by leafy parkland, ideal for socialising with friends and playing sport. The Bay Campus has state-of-the-art facilities and great business partnership links.

Where you'll study

Swansea University

Singleton Park Swansea
SA2 8PP United Kingdom Nearest train station: Swansea  1.2 miles away

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