ULSTER UNIVERSITY

English with History

BA (Hons)  |  Placement Year:   No

If you're the sort of person who always has a book by your bedside, English is the subject for you! Taking your love of reading as the one essential ingredient, we aim to cultivate your abilities as a thinker, writer and communicator. We will introduce you to the basics of critical writing and literary theory in year one, allowing you to develop the skills and knowledge necessary for success in your later work. Following this introductory year, you will be able to choose from a range of options reflecting the interests and expertise of the UU English teaching team. We very much enjoy sharing our enthusiasms, and try to make our lectures fun! Even more importantly, we want you to develop your own interests and follow your own passions. UU English allows you to construct your own path to success, writing on whatever engages you most, whether that be Shakespeare or 'Game of Thrones'. Having had many opportunities to share ideas with like-minded friends and sympathetic teachers, UU English students graduate as creative, free-thinking communicators; they often go on to do great things! Join us and free your imagination.

Programme description

If you're the sort of person who always has a book by your bedside, English is the subject for you! Taking your love of reading as the one essential ingredient, we aim to cultivate your abilities as a thinker, writer and communicator. We will introduce you to the basics of critical writing and literary theory in year one, allowing you to develop the skills and knowledge necessary for success in your later work. Following this introductory year, you will be able to choose from a range of options reflecting the interests and expertise of the UU English teaching team. We very much enjoy sharing our enthusiasms, and try to make our lectures fun! Even more importantly, we want you to develop your own interests and follow your own passions. UU English allows you to construct your own path to success, writing on whatever engages you most, whether that be Shakespeare or 'Game of Thrones'. Having had many opportunities to share ideas with like-minded friends and sympathetic teachers, UU English students graduate as creative, free-thinking communicators; they often go on to do great things! Join us and free your imagination.

Key Modules

Students completing the BA Hons English course are equipped with the kind of intellectual and communicative skills that employers of all kinds require. Common career destinations include publishing, journalism and the media, business, the creative arts, arts administration, and civil service. Successful students can go on to undertake postgraduate work in all areas of English literary studies. Numerous graduates embark on Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) programmes with a view to pursuing a career in teaching.

Module & Subject
Entry Requirements

A level:

The A Level requirement for this course is BBB∆ - BBC∆ at A2.

∆ = Applicants may satisfy the requirement for the final A level grade (B or C) by substituting a combination of alternative qualifications to the same standard as defined by the University.

Preference may be given to applicants holding Grade B in English Literature at A2.

 

Access to Higher Education (HE):

For Access qualifications validated by Ulster University or QUB the entry requirement is:

An overall mark of 70-65%

For GB QAA accredited Higher Education Diploma qualifications the entry requirement is as follows:

Award of the HE Diploma in a related subject area, achieving a minimum of 21-18 credits at distinction and 24 credits at merit in the 45 level 3 graded credits.

 

  • English language requirements for international applicants
    The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes.
  • Ulster recognises a number of other English language tests and comparable IELTS equivalent scores.

 

Foundation Campus
Pathway Foundation Campus: BANGOR UNIVERSITY Bangor
Course Option
Course Duration: 3 years
Course Fee:  13680.00
Course Level: 
Application Deadline 
International Student:   (15,July)
Location
Country:  UNITED KINGDOM
Campus Location:  Coleraine campus, Ulster University, Cromore Road, Coleraine, County Londonderry, BT52 1SA, uk
Intake Deadline
SEPTEMBER