Art, Media and American Studies

BA ENGLISH AND AMERICAN LITERATURE (3 YEARS)

Key details 

BA ENGLISH AND AMERICAN LITERATURE (3 YEARS)

Start Year
2022
Attendance
Full Time
Award
Degree of Bachelor of Arts
UCAS course code
TQ73
Entry Requirements
BBB or ABC

Assessment for Year 1

You’ll be assessed by a variety of forms of coursework. Each of the modules you take has its own assessment; your final degree classification is made up of the marks you receive in your second and third years. Throughout your degree you’ll have regular opportunities to get feedback on your work, helping you improve. In your final year, you may write a dissertation on a literary topic of your own choosing. 

You'll receive feedback on every piece of assessment that you submit along with regular chances to discuss your work with your tutors and academic advisor. These comments and reflections will help you identify the methods and strategies that will improve your work and help you get the most out of your studies. 

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Assessment for Year 2

You’ll be assessed by a variety of forms of coursework. Each of the modules you take has its own assessment; your final degree classification is made up of the marks you receive in your second and third years. Throughout your degree you’ll have regular opportunities to get feedback on your work, helping you improve. In your final year, you may write a dissertation on a literary topic of your own choosing. 

You'll receive feedback on every piece of assessment that you submit along with regular chances to discuss your work with your tutors and academic advisor. These comments and reflections will help you identify the methods and strategies that will improve your work and help you get the most out of your studies. 

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Register interest   
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Assessment for Year 3

You’ll be assessed by a variety of forms of coursework. Each of the modules you take has its own assessment; your final degree classification is made up of the marks you receive in your second and third years. Throughout your degree you’ll have regular opportunities to get feedback on your work, helping you improve. In your final year, you may write a dissertation on a literary topic of your own choosing. 

You'll receive feedback on every piece of assessment that you submit along with regular chances to discuss your work with your tutors and academic advisor. These comments and reflections will help you identify the methods and strategies that will improve your work and help you get the most out of your studies. 

Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Virtual Open Day   

Assessment for Year 1

You’ll be assessed by a variety of forms of coursework. Each of the modules you take has its own assessment; your final degree classification is made up of the marks you receive in your second and third years. Throughout your degree you’ll have regular opportunities to get feedback on your work, helping you improve. In your final year, you may write a dissertation on a literary topic of your own choosing. 

You'll receive feedback on every piece of assessment that you submit along with regular chances to discuss your work with your tutors and academic advisor. These comments and reflections will help you identify the methods and strategies that will improve your work and help you get the most out of your studies. 

Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Virtual Open Day   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring, review and update of modules. Where this activity leads to significant (but not minor) changes to programmes and their constituent modules, the University will endeavour to consult with students and others. It is also possible that the University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. In some cases optional modules can have limited places available and so you may be asked to make additional module choices in the event you do not gain a place on your first choice. Where this is the case, the University will inform students.

In Year 2 students take 120 credits in total.

Assessment for Year 2

You’ll be assessed by a variety of forms of coursework. Each of the modules you take has its own assessment; your final degree classification is made up of the marks you receive in your second and third years. Throughout your degree you’ll have regular opportunities to get feedback on your work, helping you improve. In your final year, you may write a dissertation on a literary topic of your own choosing. 

You'll receive feedback on every piece of assessment that you submit along with regular chances to discuss your work with your tutors and academic advisor. These comments and reflections will help you identify the methods and strategies that will improve your work and help you get the most out of your studies. 

Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Virtual Open Day   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring, review and update of modules. Where this activity leads to significant (but not minor) changes to programmes and their constituent modules, the University will endeavour to consult with students and others. It is also possible that the University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. In some cases optional modules can have limited places available and so you may be asked to make additional module choices in the event you do not gain a place on your first choice. Where this is the case, the University will inform students.

In Year 3 students take 120 credits.NB: Students can only choose one dissertation module (either AMAS6056B, LDCL6061A, LDCL6062B)

Assessment for Year 3

You’ll be assessed by a variety of forms of coursework. Each of the modules you take has its own assessment; your final degree classification is made up of the marks you receive in your second and third years. Throughout your degree you’ll have regular opportunities to get feedback on your work, helping you improve. In your final year, you may write a dissertation on a literary topic of your own choosing. 

You'll receive feedback on every piece of assessment that you submit along with regular chances to discuss your work with your tutors and academic advisor. These comments and reflections will help you identify the methods and strategies that will improve your work and help you get the most out of your studies. 

Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Virtual Open Day   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring, review and update of modules. Where this activity leads to significant (but not minor) changes to programmes and their constituent modules, the University will endeavour to consult with students and others. It is also possible that the University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. In some cases optional modules can have limited places available and so you may be asked to make additional module choices in the event you do not gain a place on your first choice. Where this is the case, the University will inform students.

Entry Requirements

A Levels

BBB or ABC including English Literature or BBC including English Literature with an A in the Extended Project

BTEC

DDM alongside grade B in English Literature (or equivalent qualification). Excluding BTEC Public Services, BTEC Uniformed Services and BTEC Business Administration

Scottish highers

AABBB including English Literature

Scottish highers advanced

CCC including English Literature

Irish leaving certificate

2 subjects at H2, 4 subjects at H3 including English Literature

Access course

Access to Humanities & Social Sciences pathway. Pass the Access to HE Diploma with Merit in 45 credits at Level 3, including 12 credits in English Literature

European Baccalaureate

70% including 7 in English Literature

International Baccalaureate

31 Points including HL 5 English

GCSE offer

You are required to have Mathematics and English Language at a minimum of Grade C or Grade 4 or above at GCSE

Additional entry requirements

If you do not have an A-Level or equivalent qualification in English Literature (or English Language and Literature), once you have submitted your UCAS form we may then contact you to ask you to submit a short analysis of a passage of a literary text in support of your application.

If you do not meet the academic requirements for direct entry, you may be interested in one of our Foundation Year programmes. 

Alternative Entry Requirements 

UEA recognises that some students take a mixture of International Baccalaureate IB or International Baccalaureate Career-related Programme IBCP study rather than the full diploma, taking Higher levels in addition to A levels and/or BTEC qualifications. At UEA we do consider a combination of qualifications for entry, provided a minimum of three qualifications are taken at a higher Level. In addition some degree programmes require specific subjects at a higher level. 

Students for whom english is a foreign language

Applications from students whose first language is not English are welcome. We require evidence of proficiency in English (including writing, speaking, listening and reading):

  • IELTS: 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components) 

We also accept a number of other English language tests. Please click here to see our full list.

 

INTO University of East Anglia 

If you do not yet meet the English language requirements for this course, INTO UEA offer a variety of English language programmes which are designed to help you develop the English skills necessary for successful undergraduate study: 

Interviews

Most applicants will not be called for an interview and a decision will be made via UCAS Track. However, for some applicants an interview will be requested. Where an interview is required the Admissions Service will contact you directly to arrange a time.  

Gap year

We welcome applications from students who have already taken or intend to take a gap year.  We believe that a year between school and university can be of substantial benefit. You are advised to indicate your reason for wishing to defer entry on your UCAS application.  

Intakes

This course is open to UK and International applicants. The annual intake is in September each year.  

Course Reference Number: 4479702

Fees and Funding

Tuition Fees

Information on tuition fees can be found here.

Scholarships and Bursaries

We are committed to ensuring that costs do not act as a barrier to those aspiring to come to a world leading university and have developed a funding package to reward those with excellent qualifications and assist those from lower income backgrounds. 

The University of East Anglia offers a range of Scholarships; please click the link for eligibility, details of how to apply and closing dates

Course related costs

Please see Additional Course Fees for details of course-related costs.  

Course Reference Number: 4479702

How to Apply

Applications need to be made via the Universities Colleges and Admissions Services (UCAS), using the UCAS Apply option.

UCAS Apply is a secure online application system that allows you to apply for full-time Undergraduate courses at universities and colleges in the United Kingdom. It is made up of different sections that you need to complete. Your application does not have to be completed all at once. The system allows you to leave a section partially completed so you can return to it later and add to or edit any information you have entered. Once your application is complete, it must be sent to UCAS so that they can process it and send it to your chosen universities and colleges.

The UCAS number for the University of East Anglia is E14.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Please complete our Online Enquiry Form to request a prospectus and to be kept up to date with news and events at the University.  

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Course Reference Number: 4479702
Key details
Attendance
Full Time
Award
Degree of Bachelor of Arts
UCAS course code
TQ73
Entry Requirements
BBB or ABC
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