Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies

BA ENGLISH LITERATURE AND PHILOSOPHY

Key details 

BA ENGLISH LITERATURE AND PHILOSOPHY

Start Year
2023
Attendance
Full Time
Award
Degree of Bachelor of Arts
UCAS course code
VQ53
Entry Requirements
AAB (specific subject requirements apply)
Duration (years)
3

Assessment for Year 1

Our assessments are at the level of the module and consist of a mixture of exam, class tests, essays, and journal entries. The assessments for Year 1 do not contribute to your final degree classification. 

You will receive constructive feedback on both your formative and summative assessments to help you develop your understanding and skills. 

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Assessment for Year 2

Our assessments at the level of the module and comprise of module essays and other written projects, including class presentations, and long-form essays based on the module topic. This is meant to help you improve your performance in the summative tasks. 

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Assessment for Year 3

The third year is the same as Year 2 except with the opportunity to write a dissertation of 8-9000 words on a topic of choosing where you will be under the supervision of a member of the school.  

The constructive feedback will be substantial throughout so that you can deliver your best work as part of your summative assessment. 

Your final degree result is based on the marks for all your modules in the last two years, weighted 40:60 so that more importance is attached to the fully mature work of your third year. 

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Assessment for Year 1

Our assessments are at the level of the module and consist of a mixture of exam, class tests, essays, and journal entries. The assessments for Year 1 do not contribute to your final degree classification. 

You will receive constructive feedback on both your formative and summative assessments to help you develop your understanding and skills. 

Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Open Days   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring and review of modules. Where this activity leads to significant change to a programme and modules, the University will endeavour to consult with affected students. 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. Availability of optional modules may be restricted owing to timetabling, lack of demand, or limited places. Where this is the case, you will be asked to make alternative module choices and you will be supported during this process.

Assessment for Year 2

Our assessments at the level of the module and comprise of module essays and other written projects, including class presentations, and long-form essays based on the module topic. This is meant to help you improve your performance in the summative tasks. 

Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Open Days   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring and review of modules. Where this activity leads to significant change to a programme and modules, the University will endeavour to consult with affected students. 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. Availability of optional modules may be restricted owing to timetabling, lack of demand, or limited places. Where this is the case, you will be asked to make alternative module choices and you will be supported during this process.

Students can only take ONE dissertation but may take a further Philosophy Special Subject in addition, if suitably qualified. Students wishing to take the Philosophy dissertation or special subject modules must complete the form circulated in advance of the Enrolment Fair. Students should aim to pick an even balance of credits in each semester. Students can take a maximum of 30 credits of Level 5 modules in their final year of studies. Most students will choose four 30-credit modules at year three. It is also possible to take two 30-credit modules, and three 20-credit modules. Students taking the latter route will need to select two 20-credit modules from Range C plus the 20-credit module PPLP6147A .

Assessment for Year 3

The third year is the same as Year 2 except with the opportunity to write a dissertation of 8-9000 words on a topic of choosing where you will be under the supervision of a member of the school.  

The constructive feedback will be substantial throughout so that you can deliver your best work as part of your summative assessment. 

Your final degree result is based on the marks for all your modules in the last two years, weighted 40:60 so that more importance is attached to the fully mature work of your third year.