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English Literature

University of Winchester

  • September, 2020 Start Date

  • 3 years Duration

  • Full Time Study Mode

  • £9250.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

  • Join a community passionate about the study of literature and the broad subject of English
  • English Literature achieved 90% overall satisfaction as rated by final-year undergraduate students in the 2017 National Student Survey
  • Tailor a programme to your interests from a diverse range of writers and movements
  • Attend the University of Winchester Writers' Festival and Winchester Reading Series — an opportunity to meet authors, publishers and agents
  • Add an extra string to your bow by teaching on the Japan Exchange and gaining a Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language.

English Literature at Winchester pushes the boundaries of the discipline, giving you the opportunities to enjoy a thought-provoking mix of traditional and modern materials.

From Chaucer to rap poetry, you can choose from almost 800 years of the best writing in English on a course that fires your imagination, sharpens your own written and communication skills and allows you to think critically and creatively about literature and much more beside.

Guided by our supportive teaching staff, who are all part of the university’s thriving literary research culture, you study the ideas of the most exciting critical thinkers in contemporary cultural debate, using innovative learning and teaching methods. And there’s the flexibility to add to your study of literary texts with modules in English Language, Creative Writing and/or American Studies.

Join a community passionate about the study of literature and the broad subject of English English Literature achieved 90% overall satisfaction as rated by final-year undergraduate students in the 2017 National Student Survey Tailor a programme to your interests from a diverse range of writers and...

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Course Content

While your actual contact hours may depend on the optional modules you select, the following information gives an indication of how much time you will need to allocate to different activities at each level of the course.

YEAR 1 (LEVEL 4): TIMETABLED TEACHING AND LEARNING ACTIVITY*

Teaching, learning and assessment: 216 hours
Independent learning: 984 hours

YEAR 2 (LEVEL 5): TIMETABLED TEACHING AND LEARNING ACTIVITY*

Teaching, learning and assessment: 192 hours
Independent learning: 1008 hours

YEAR 3 (LEVEL 6): TIMETABLED TEACHING AND LEARNING ACTIVITY*

Teaching, learning and assessment: 156 hours
Independent learning: 1044 hours

While your actual contact hours may depend on the optional modules you select, the following information gives an indication of how much time you will need to allocate to different activities at each level of the course. YEAR 1 (LEVEL 4): TIMETABLED TEACHING AND LEARNING ACTIVITY* Teaching, learning and assessment: 216 hours Independent learning: 984...

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Available Dates

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University of Winchester

Full Time, 3 years

September, 2020

£9250.00

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Entry Requirements

2019 Entry: 104-120 points
2020 Entry: 104-120 points

104-120 to include an A level or equivalent level 3 pass in English, or in a related subject in the areas of arts, humanities or social sciences, including drama, theatre, communications, history, theology or philosophy.

A GCSE A*-C or 9-4 pass in English Language is required.

International Baccalaureate: 104-120 points to include a minimum of 2 Higher level IB certificates at grade 4 or above, including a pass in English, or in a related subject in the areas of arts, humanities or social sciences, including drama, theatre, communications, history, theology or philosophy.

If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in writing or equivalent

2019 Entry: 104-120 points 2020 Entry: 104-120 points 104-120 to include an A level or equivalent level 3 pass in English, or in a related subject in the areas of arts, humanities or social sciences, including drama, theatre, communications, history, theology or philosophy. A GCSE A*-C or 9-4 pass in English Language is required. International...

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Additional Information

Course enquiries and applications

Telephone: +44 (0) 1962 827234
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Further information

For more information about our regulations for this course, please see our Academic Regulations, Policies and Procedures.

If you are a UK or EU student starting your degree in September 2019, the first year will cost you £9,250*. Based on this fee level, the indicative fees for a three-year degree would be £27,750 for UK and EU students.

Course enquiries and applications Telephone: +44 (0) 1962 827234 Send us a message Further information For more information about our regulations for this course, please see our Academic Regulations, Policies and Procedures. If you are a UK or EU student starting your degree in September 2019, the first year will cost you...

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Student Satisfaction

Source: NSS

Overall student satisfaction
85%
of students were satisfied overall
The teaching on my course
96% of students strongly agree that staff are good explaining things
96% of students strongly agree that staff have made the subject interesting
88% of students strongly agree that the course is intellectually stimulating
81% of students strongly agree that the course has challenged them to achieve their best work
Learning opportunities
96% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to explore ideas or concepts in depth
92% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to bring information and ideas together from different topics
88% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to apply what they have learnt
Assessment and feedback
73% of students strongly agree that the criteria used in marking have been clear in advance
73% of students strongly agree that the marking and assessment has been fair
73% of students strongly agree that the teedback on their work has been timely
77% of students strongly agree that they have received helpful comments on my work
Academic support
88% of students strongly agree that they have been able to contact staff when they needed to
92% of students strongly agree that they have received sufficient advice and guidance in relation to their course
77% of students strongly agree that good advice was available when they needed to make study choices on their course
Organisation and management
92% of students strongly agree that the course is well organised and running smoothly
88% of students strongly agree that the timetable works efficiently for them
81% of students strongly agree that any changes in the course or teaching have been communicated effectively
Learning resources
88% of students strongly agree that the IT resources and facilities provided have supported their learning well
100% of students strongly agree that the library resources (e.g. books, online services and learning spaces) have supported their learning well
88% of students strongly agree that they have been able to 3ess course-specific resources (e.g. equipment, facilities, software, collections) when they needed to
Learning community
81% of students strongly agree that they feel part of a community of staff and students
88% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to work with other students as part of their course
Student voice
88% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to provide feedback on their course
73% of students strongly agree that staff value students’ views and opinions about the course
62% of students strongly agree that it is clear how students’ feedback on the course has been acted on
58% of students strongly agree that the students’ union (association or guild) effectively represents students’ academic interests

University TEF Outcome

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Statistics

Source: hesa.ac.uk

  • UCAS Points64

  • Employment Rate95%

  • Average Graduate Salary£18000

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