King’s College London Q300

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King’s College London Q300

King’s College London Q300

English BA (Hons)

King’s College London

Key Information

Course duration: 3 years

Mode of study: Full-time

Qualification: BA (Hons)

Validating Body: King’s College London

Subject Ranking

Ranked 11th for English (View subject table)

  • Entry Standards 452
  • Graduate Prospects 78.0 / 100.0
  • Student Satisfaction 4.04 / 5.00


UCAS Institution Code: K60
UCAS Course Code: Q300

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Entry Requirements

Qualification Detailed advice
GCE A-level: AAA Min. units required: 3. Min. units preferred: 3.5. Preferred other A-level subjects: Literature and another arts subject. Also preferred: GCSE in a modern or ancient language. (English Literature at grade A or English – Language & Literature at grade A). Subjects excluded: General Studies and Critical Thinking.
GCE AS-level This qualification is accepted but no typical grades have been provided
SQA Higher This qualification is accepted but no typical grades have been provided
SQA Advanced Higher This qualification is accepted but no typical grades have been provided

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The Course


Dynamic degree offering the chance to study in the heart of London and engage with its literary history. Our teaching is of the highest quality and our modules cover the global history of literatures in English.


Year 1 examples: Comparative literature; film studies; modern language centre; Portuguese and Brazilian studies; Spanish and Spanish American studies; theology and religious studies.

Year 2 examples: 18th-century travel writing; 1st world war literature; history, politics and the Elizabethan imagination; Irish literature and culture; language of dance; modernist fiction; rise of the novel; narrating the nation.

Year 3 examples: James Joyce and Ulysses; Jane Austen in context; literature and impressionism; medieval body in pain; medieval romance; memory and time in the 19th century; performance philosophy; post colonial Australian literature.

Assessment Methods

The department makes use of a variety of assessment methods including both essays and examinations.

Start Dates

  • September 2017

King’s College London

University League Table Ranking: 21st

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Postal Address

Arts and Humanities Admissions
English Language and Literature
School of Arts and Humanities
King’s College London