601–800 th
World University Rankings 2021
151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2020
151-200 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Queensgate, Huddersfield, HD1 3DH, United Kingdom

English Literature and History - University of Huddersfield

**Do great works of literature inspire you? And you’re fascinated by the events and the people that have shaped today’s modern world. The chance to study English literature and history side by side gives you a unique and enriching view of both subjects as they can both inform and underpin each other.** - English Literature has a 96% student satisfaction rating and History a 94% satisfaction rating (NSS 2018). - We offer a wide range of options to choose from, diverse forms of coursework assessment and excellent employment prospects. - Our team of English academic staff are ranked in the top 5 in the UK for the quality of their research publications (REF 2014). - We get you out of the classroom on a range of interesting fieldtrips. - Every year students also have the chance to get involved in events at the Huddersfield Literature Festival - https://www.huddlitfest.org.uk/ The English Literature element of the course spans hundreds of years of inspiration, from the English Renaissance of the 16th century right up to the present day. So whether you love Jacobean drama or contemporary poetry, you’ll be able to indulge your tastes and hopefully gain some new ones too. Your choices on the History side of your degree are equally wide ranging. We’ll cover the cultural, social, historical and political dimensions of key events and eras that have had a huge impact on today’s civilisation. Along the way you’ll be able to study conflicts, empires, disasters and more, from the medieval period right through to contemporary society.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,HuddersfieldUnited Kingdom