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BA History and Literature (Including Placement Year)

BA History and Literature (Including Placement Year)

  • QS World University Rankings
    439
  • Degree BA
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Subject English Language and Literature
  • Duration 48 months
On this course, students will take an Introduction to Literature module and The Enlightenment alongside their history modules in their first year, and continue to combine history and literature modules in their second and third years. There is a range of relevant options to choose from in both departments, and students can decide the focus of their third-year dissertation. The history modules will explore both the early modern and modern periods, and explore challenging questions concerning the impact of political, social and cultural change on individuals, social groups, and regions. Students can also choose to study topics from: Family and communal life in Victorian England; Colonialism and the British Empire; Renaissance Italy; Modernist cityscapes in literature; Writing of the US South. Graduates can go into subject-related fields such as teaching, museum curation and archiving, while others have gone on to do very different things, including journalism, law, politics and civil service.

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