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Course Details

Philosophy and English Literature BA (Hons)

Anglia Ruskin University

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Course Summary

Take on the biggest questions facing humanity and explore how different societies have shaped, and been shaped by, English literature on our full-time Philosophy and English Literature degree in Cambridge. Become a self-reliant researcher with critical and analytical skills suited to many careers, from journalism to local government.

Entry Requirement

96 UCAS Tariff points from a minimum of 2 A Levels (or equivalent), including grade C in English Language or English Literature.
3 GCSEs at grade C, or grade 4, or above.
If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.5 ( Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.
You may also be accepted to this course with an IELTS 5.5 (Academic level- with no individual score being lower than 5.5) or equivalent English Language qualification as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University, but will then be required to undertake additional compulsory free English language modules in your first year.


Foundation year

Foundation in Humanities, English, Media, Social Sciences and Education

Year one
  • A History of English Literature, from the present to 1789
  • A History of Ideas in 8 Objects
  • Reading Literature and Theory
  • Ancient Philosophy
  • A History of English Literature from Equiano to Chaucer
  • Words and Language
  • Poetry and Plays .optional modules
  • Issues in Contemporary Philosophy: Knowledge, Reality and Value.
Year Two
  • Modernism and the City
  • Ethics
  • Philosophy of Art
  • Existence and Authenticity
  • The European Novel: Desire and Transgression
  • optional modules
  • Writing Short Fiction
  • The History of the Book
  • Dialogue and Debate: More to Milton
  • News and Feature Writing
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Year Three
  • Spectacle and Representation in Renaissance Drama
  • Concepts of Good and Evil
  • Undergraduate Major Project
  • optional modules
  • Modern Science Fiction
  • Elizabeth Gaskell and the Brontës
  • World Literature
  • Renaissance Magic
  • Writing Poetry
  • Experiencing God
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Sept, Jan


4 Years

Study Mode

Full Time

Tution Fees

UK/EU tution fees starting from: £9250

International tution fees starting from: £13500

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