|Study location||United Kingdom, Birmingham|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||3 years|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
A level in English Literature or English Language and Literature grade A.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each skill)
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Studying the literature and language of English in combination allows you to explore the ways in which the English language has shaped and been shaped by culture throughout our history and continues to do and be so in the present day.
You will gain an understanding of the multitude of ways in which society is formed, communicates and reflects itself, both in practical everyday situations and in its creative literary output.
This single honours programme gives you a thorough grounding in both disciplines and encourages you to explore the interconnections of the two, with one of the largest concentrations of language and literature specialists in the country. You will be inspired and supported in your studies by our internationally-renowned staff, specialising in areas from language use in new media to the cultural impact of Shakespeare. English Language and Literature at Birmingham is ranked in the Top 40 in the QS World University Rankings 2018, with English ranking in the Top 5 in the Guardian University Guide 2019.
Our graduates have started careers with employers including media companies, educational institutions, local councils, publishers, charities and a wide range of large commercial organisations. They take up roles such as marketing coordinator, editorial assistant, creative advertising account executive, recruitment consultant and parliamentary caseworker. Many of our graduates pursue postgraduate study to specialise in an academic area, or prepare for careers such as law and teaching.
We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.