BA English

University of Cambridge
Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
3 years
Intakes
October
Total tuition fee (local)
Contact the university / college
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 58,353

Entry Requirements

  • A Level: A*AA
  • IB: 40-41 points, with 776 at Higher Level

English language requirements

  • IELTS – normally a minimum overall grade of 7.5, usually with 7.0 or above in each element
  • EU students – a high grade in English taken as part of a leaving examination (eg the European/French Baccalaureate, Abitur etc) may be acceptable
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English – grade A or B
  • Singapore Integrated Programme (SIP) – may be considered an acceptable English language qualification

Curriculum

Years 1 and 2

  • English Literature and its Contexts 1300-1550
  • Shakespeare
  • Practical Criticism and Critical Practice
  • Early Medieval Literature and its Contexts 1066-1350
  • English Literature and its Contexts 1500-1700
  • English Literature and its Contexts 1660-1870
  • English Literature and its Contexts 1830-1945, or English Literature and its Contexts 1870-Present

Year 3

  • Practical Criticism
  • Tragedy, which ranges from ancient Greek drama to contemporary writing
  • Chaucer
  • Dreams and Visions 1066-1500
  • Shakespeare in Performance
  • Literature, Culture and Crisis 1631-71
  • Lyric
  • Modernism and the Short Story
  • English Moralists
  • American Literature
  • Postcolonial and Related Literature
  • History and Theory of Literary Criticism
  • Literature and Visual Culture
  • Contemporary Writing in English
  • Special Period of English Literature 1500-47
  • Special Period of English Literature 1847-72

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