English Literature BA (Hons)

University of Greenwich

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UCAS CODE Q300
**Our English Literature degree offers the chance to explore how literary texts in English have reflected, engaged with, and shaped the world.**Our definition of literature is inclusive, allowing you to engage with drama, film, graphic novels and visual art alongside your studies of novels and poetry. American, European and transnational literatures are all well represented on our curriculum. Our course structure is flexible, allowing you to learn another language, study journalism, or develop ... READ MORE

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Full time | University of Greenwich (Greenwich Campus) | 3 Years | 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.
42nd / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
90th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
76th

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 - 75 = 25% 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
£19,000
UK Literature in English graduate salary
£21,000

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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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
63%
English Language & Literature
24%
History
23%
Media Studies
19%
Sociology
17%

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
Wales Fees
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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
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£14,000 per year
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Latest English Literature reviews

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Kyra
29 Jan 20

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My time at Greenwich has been fulfilling thus far - I'm happy with the way classes are taught and the course is run....
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Grace
29 Oct 19

Creative Writing and English Literature BA (Hons)

Really good! Made some good friends, I’m enjoying lots of the work even if it’s a little stressful, and my timetable is...

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Student rating ( 4.3) 21 reviews

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Student rating ( 4.0) 1,243 reviews

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University of Greenwich
CompUniGuide ranking
90th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.0)
The University of Greenwich is set over three campuses, two in London and one in the historic Medway region of north Kent. It has a 130-year history of providing first-rate education and was awarded a Silver rating in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework. There are hundreds of degree courses for students to choose from in a wide range of disciplines. Greenwich Campus has a premium position on a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the heart of Greenwich in London. It’s set in a lovely leafy suburb with a village atmosphere and fast transport links to central London. Avery Hill Campus is set in nearby Eltham. It’s a lively, modern campus with over 1,200 resident students and excellent facilities. Trains to central London take just 30 minutes. Medway Campus is characterised by beautiful red-brick buildings that once belonged to the Royal Navy. It is situated in Chatham in Kent.

Where you'll study

University of Greenwich

Old Royal Naval College King William Walk London
Greenwich
SE10 9LS United Kingdom Nearest tube station: Cutty Sark for Maritime Greenwich  0.2 miles away Nearest train station: Maze Hill  0.2 miles away

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