Planit


English Literature and Classics

University of Edinburgh

Venues

Central Campus

Content

Year 1:
You will study English Literature 1 which will introduce you to some of the major stylistic aspects of literary writing. You will also study modern literary and critical theory, and will investigate the historical development of literature from the medieval period to the 17th century.

Year 2:
You will take English Literature 2 which examines the changes in literature between 1750 and 1950 and the cultural and historical contexts in which the literature of this period was produced.

Year 3:
You can start to specialise and choose courses according to your area of interest. You will take courses in critical practice and write an independent dissertation.

Year 4:
As year 3.

Entry Requirements

2023 entry requirements

Standard entry:
4 Highers at AABB (minimum) but typically AAAA (first sitting) or AAAB (minimum) but typically AAAA (two sittings) including English.

Widening access entry:
4 Highers at ABBB (by end of S6) including English. Highers at BBB must be achieved in one sitting S4-S6.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

MA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

QQ38

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Department

Literatures, Languages and Cultures

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.ed.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Arts and Social Sciences General

English

History

Humanities

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