BA English Literature and Linguistics

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  • Objectives
    This degree is theoretical and challenging, allowing emphasis on the contemporary within an interdisciplinary approach. Depending on whether the course is taken as a Joint Honours or a Major/Minor combination, the balance of the two subject areas varies. There is also the opportunity to take two modules in language teaching. At Credit Level 6 you can complete a dissertation in English Literature or Linguistics.
  • Entry requirements
    Entry Requirements Three A levels (A2) at grades BCC including C in English Language or English Literature or two A levels (A2) at grades BB including English Language or English Literature; other Curriculum 2000 combinations will be considered on an individual basis. Non-native speakers of English must have IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. International Baccalaureate candidates are welcomed.
  • Academic title
    BA English Literature and Linguistics
  • Course description
    BA English Literature and Linguistics


    English Literature modules

    Credit Level 4

    Writing Contemporary Britain; Theatre Studies; Introduction to Aesthetics; The Renaissance; The Victorians; Ways of Reading

    Credit Level 5

    Renaissance Drama; American Studies; Critical Theory; Gender , Sexuality and Writing; History of Ideas; Modernism; Postcolonial Literature; Rise of the Novel; Romantic Writings; Representing the Body

    Credit Level 6

    British Theatre; Dissertation; Twentieth-Century Thought; Literature and Psychoanalysis; Marxist Critics; Postmodernism; Poetry and Poeticsl Special Author; Women and Writing, Gothic, Post-War Novel

    Linguistics modules

    Credit Levels 4 and 5

    Modules include: Introduction to Linguistics, Phonetics (articulatory and auditory), Phonology (sound systems and the theory of sound systems), Semantics (meaning of words and sentences and theory of meaning) and Syntax (grammatical knowledge and theory of grammar), Psycholinguistics, Pragmatics and Literary Linguistics.

    Credit Level 6

    Modules include: Creole Linguistics; First and Second Language Acquisition; Language and Gender; Translation Theory

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