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English Literature with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Birmingham City University

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Course info

UCAS CODE Q32A
This diverse and creative course incorporating a Foundation Year is a must for anyone passionate about English, whether that be language, literature, drama or creative writing.As part of the foundation year you will develop essential skills and knowledge which will help you succeed in your future degree level studies and which will be transferable to your future career.You will study a variety of subjects, including language and literature, drama and creative writing, and will learn how these ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
124th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
91st
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
63rd

Start date and duration

Start date
21-SEP-20
Full Time Including Foundation Year
4 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 - 85 = 15% 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
£18,000
UK Literature in English graduate salary
£17,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, March 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
Details

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
59%
English Language & Literature
32%
History
23%
English Language
20%
Psychology
20%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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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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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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£12,800 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
International Students
International Fees
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Latest English Literature reviews

English Literature
SR
Student Reviewer
27 Oct 15

English Language and Literature BA (Hons)

Stressful and still very 'new', but I have settled in well and am happy here. I think support is provided for finding...
SR
Student Reviewer
27 Oct 15

English Language and Literature BA (Hons)

Very good, pleasant. havnt been presented with many job opportunities yet. my lecturers have nice accents & they are...

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Student rating ( 3.9) 1,993 reviews

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Where you'll study

Birmingham City University

Cardigan Street Birmingham
B4 7BD United Kingdom Nearest train station: Birmingham Moor Street  0.4 miles away

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