English Literature BA (Hons)

University of Manchester

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UCAS CODE Q320
BA English Literature will enable you to explore a wide range of texts dating from a variety of periods.From the Anglo-Saxon period to the present day, youll explore a wide range of texts and genres ranging from illuminated manuscripts to graphic novels, from poetry to postmodern fiction, from across the Anglophone world and beyond.Your first year of study will see you sample a wide variety of literature while giving you the necessary knowledge and skills to equip you for Years 2 and 3, when ... READ MORE

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WUSCA student ranking
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57th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
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15th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
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Source: Complete University Guide 2020
16th

Start date and duration

Start date
20-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 - 94 = 6% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
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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
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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
74%
History
37%
English Language
32%
Psychology
15%
Religious Studies & Theology
14%

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Latest English Literature reviews

English Literature
SR
Student Reviewer
30 Jul 15

English Literature BA (Hons)

Great! My time at Manchester has given me so many life skills, i've developed my knowledge of so many areas i didn't...
SR
Student Reviewer
27 Jul 15

English Literature BA (Hons)

I have greatly enjoyed my first year at University and look forward to second year immensely. The course units on offer...

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Where you'll study

University of Manchester

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M13 9PL United Kingdom Nearest train station: Manchester Piccadilly  0.3 miles away

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