English and History BA (Hons)

Course Overview - English and History BA (Hons)

English Studies at Queens brings together a variety of specialist approaches under a single subject heading. Our literature modules encourage students to look at a writers works in the context of the historical period, the cultural background, and the literary genres to which these works belong. They also introduce students to critical theories such as feminism, structuralism and post-structuralism, which are now a significant part of literary studies. Our language modules (also available on the Linguistics pathway, see page 196) encompass the study of language structure and functio...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

3 Years

Start Date

15/09/2025

Campus

Main Site

Course Address
University Road
Belfast
BT7 1NN

Application Details

Course Code

QV31

Institution Code

Q75

Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher

A,B,B,B,B

Including grade B in English. Separate targets are shown for Scottish Highers and Advanced Highers but offers are normally made on the basis of a combination of the two.

Access to HE Diploma

D:24,M:21

Successful completion of the Access to HE Diploma with a minimum of 60 credits is required, including 45 credits at Level 3 and 15 credits at Level 2. Including a minimum of 15 Level 3 credits at Distinction grade in English.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

33

Successful completion of IBD with 33 points overall including 6,5,5(English) at Higher Level.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

H3,H3,H3,H3,H3,H3

H2,H3,H3,H3,H3

Including grade H3 in English.

Pearson BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF)

Scottish Advanced Higher

A,B,B

Including grade B in English. Separate targets are shown for Scottish Highers and Advanced Highers but offers are normally made on the basis of a combination of the two.

A level

A,B,B

Including grade B in English Literature, English Language, or English Language & Literature. A-level General Studies and Critical Thinking are normally excluded from offers. However, the grade achieved may be taken into account when results are published in August and may be used in a tie-break situation.

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Fees and funding

Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland £4,750
England, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands £9,250
EU, International £20,800

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