English and Media Studies BA (Hons)

Course Overview - English and Media Studies BA (Hons)

**8th in the UK for our research outputs in Communications, Cultural and Media Studies in REF 2021 (Times Higher Education)**

**94% of our research overall in English Language and Literature was assessed to be world leading or internationally excellent (REF 2021)**

**=16th in the UK for Communications and Media Studies (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023)**

**About the course**

Explore how literature and the media shape our culture and society. At Sussex, you examine the relationship between literary work and other cultural forms, and an...

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3 Years

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Sussex House
Undergraduate Admissions

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Points of Entry

Year 1, Year 2

Entry Requirements

Scottish Higher


Access to HE Diploma

Pass Diploma with at least 39 level 3 credits at Merit or above including 24 credits at Distinction. The Access to HE Diploma should be in the Humanities or Social sciences.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme


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


You should have a broad range of GCSEs 9-4 (A*-C), including good grades in relevant subjects.

Extended Project

We take the EPQ into account when considering your application and it can be useful in the summer when your results are released if you have narrowly missed the conditions of your offer. We do not routinely include the EPQ in the conditions of your offer but we sometimes offer alternative conditions that include the EPQ. If you wish to discuss this further please contact Admissions at ug.applicants@sussex.ac.uk

A level


You should have a broad range of GCSEs 9-4 (A*-C), including good grades in relevant subjects.

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