What will I learn?

This degree combines English literature with different literatures from around the world. You’ll choose from the whole range of options in the School of English, including writers from Africa, Asia, Australasia, Canada and the Caribbean. You’ll also study texts (from translations) in Ancient Greek, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish, taught by literature specialists from the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies.Core modules will introduce you to the concept of world literature and issues such as genre, narratology and reception. Then you’ll choose from a wide range of optional modules to pursue topics that interest you. Your tutors provide diverse expertise to help you gain a deeper understanding of literature from around the world – and develop analytical skills that are valuable to employers.

Which department am I in?

School of Languages, Cultures and Societies

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
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Start date

28 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Woodhouse Lane,

Leeds,

LS2 9JT, England

Full time with time abroad (4 Years)

Tuition fees
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Start date

28 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Woodhouse Lane,

Leeds,

LS2 9JT, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

excluding critical thinking and general studies.The subject range must not match that required by the discipline which you wish to study at degree level.Applicants taking Science A-level (in England) will be required to achieve a pass in the practical element in addition to the standard A-level grade requirement.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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