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World University Rankings 2021
16 th
Impact Rankings 2021
101-125 th
World Reputation Rankings 2020
171-173 Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 9JT, United Kingdom

English Literature - University of Leeds

This varied and engaging course allows you to explore a vast range of texts, concepts and themes within English literature. From novels to poetry, drama to non-fiction you'll undertake in-depth textual study, gaining advanced skills in interpretation, critical analysis and reasoning. You'll also explore the historical, social and cultural contexts of the texts you study. You'll discover the development of English literature though time, exploring changes in techniques and discourse used by writers. You could study literature from Old English to contemporary and postcolonial narratives, from Jane Austen and Shakespeare to African literature and world theatre. Medieval romances, Renaissance humanism, Romantic poetry and the digital humanities are just some of the specialist areas in the variety we offer. This flexible degree offers you broad knowledge of literature in English and allows you to specialise in topics that interest you – all while you develop transferable skills that employers seek.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-23
  • Location
    Main Site,LeedsUnited Kingdom