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BA (Hons)

English Literature

3 Years
September 2023
Campus Taught
Foundation entry

Indulge your passion for English Literature and explore some of the greatest writers of all time. Become a better writer, unleash your creativity and connect with industry professionals.

Why study with us

  • English courses at the University of Central Lancashire are ranked top 20 in the UK and 2nd in the North West for overall student satisfaction (CUG, 2022).
  • Through our Live Literature Room you can share your work with others and attend specialist literary events featuring industry professionals.
  • Embark on field trips to important literary locations (such as Haworth, home of the Bronte sisters) and enjoy unmissable opportunities to see a Shakespeare play performed live.

What you'll do

  • Gain valuable work experience with real clients through our Live Literature Room project - previous students have organised creative writing events, literary festivals and a major ‘Comicon’ event.
  • Explore literature from different periods and places, from Renaissance to Modernist and contemporary writing, and engage with theories and perspectives on gender, race and identity.
  • You’ll learn through a combination of taught lectures and group workshops, sharing ideas and engaging in lively literary and cultural debates.

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Module overview

Course delivery

This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.


Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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Future careers

On our English Literature course we put a lot of emphasis on helping you to plan your future career. Along the way you’ll build an impressive portfolio of original writing and other creative works which you’ll be able to use to demonstrate your skills to prospective employers.

Fees and funding

Full-time£9250 per year
Part-time£1540 per 20 credits
Full-time£14250 per year
Full-time£9,250 per year
Part-time£1,540 per 20 credits
Full-time£14,900 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

Select your country to see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.


This course is based in the School of Humanities, Language & Global Studies located in the Faculty of Culture and Creative Industries

For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information

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