English and Linguistics BA
Students undertaking English and Linguistics at Queen’s explore literatures in English in the widest possible sense. From the earliest writings in Anglo-Saxon to contemporary Irish, British, and ‘global’ literatures, students study English in its historical, cultural and ideological circumstances and material manifestations. Our language modules explore language structure and function; the day-to-day use of language, including in the media; and the major influences that have shaped English over the last millennium and a half.
A level requirements
- ABB including A-level English Note: for applicants who have not studied A-level English then AS-level English (grade A) would be acceptable in lieu of A-level English.
Successful completion of Access Course with an average of 70% including an average of 65% in Literature modules.
International Baccalaureate Diploma
- 33 points overall, including 6,5,5 at Higher Level, including English
A minimum of a 2:2 Honours Degree, provided any subject requirement is also met
English Language Requirements
An IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each test component or an equivalent acceptable qualification.
For more information about admission requirements, please contact the school.
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- English in Transition
- English in Context
- Introduction to English Language
- Adventures in the History of Ideas
- Introduction to Creative Writing
- History of English: Studying Language Change
- The English Language: Language and Power
- Foundations for Speech Analysis: The Phonetics of English
- Mapping the Anglo-Saxon World
- Havoc and Rebellion: Writing and Reading Later Medieval England
- Shakespeare and Co
- Fiction to Austen (1660-1820)
- Inventing America
- Romantic Poetry (1789-1832)
- Enlightenment and its Discontents
- An Introduction to Critical and Cultural Theory
- Reading Revolutions: The English Bible, Medieval to Early Modern
- Modernism and Modernity
- Modern American Fiction: Race, Class, Gender, Sexuality
- Dickens and the Cult of Celebrity
- Irish Literature
- Stylistics: Analysing Style in Language
- Language in the Media
- Televising the Victorians
- Contemporary Irish and Scottish Fiction
- Shakespeare on Screen
- Contemporary Literature: Poetry and Precariousness in the 21st Century
- Contemporary US Crime Fiction
- Speech Worlds: Phonology in Acquisition and Disorder
- The Structure of English
- Marvels, Monsters and Miracles in Anglo-Saxon England
- Women’s Writing 1660-1820
- Restoration to Regency in Contemporary Fiction
- Digital Textualities and the History of the Book
- Writing Africa: The Colonial Past to Colonial Present
- Irish Gothic
- Stevens and Bishop
- Special Topic Creative Writing
- Special Topic Irish Literature
- Northern Ireland (NI) - £4,530
- Republic of Ireland (ROI) - £4,530
- England, Scotland or Wales (GB) - £9,250
- EU Other - £17,400
- International - £17,400
The following is a list of the major career sectors that have attracted our graduates in recent years:
- Speech Theraphy (after PG qualification)
- Publishing, Media and Performing Arts
- Public Relations
- Fast Stream Civil Service
- Management Consultancy
About this institute
Queen's University Belfast
Queen's University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland with a distinguished heritage and history. Founded in 1845 as Queen's College Belfast, we became an independent university in 1908. Today, we are ranked 200 in the...
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