Undergraduate BA (Hons)

English and History

Course Overview

  • UCAS code


    QV32
  • Institution code


    L27
  • Main location


    City Campus
  • Attendance


    Full-Time
  • Duration


    3 Years
  • Start date


    20 Sep 2021

Put the text into context by combining a love of literature with a passion for the past. This is a degree for innovative thinkers who will thrive on the stimulating and thought-provoking combination of English literature and history. Closely linked by ideas, approaches and source materials, you will learn about the relationship between the two subjects by critically and creatively focusing on particular time periods or themes.

At each level, you will study modules from our English Literature and History degrees, as well as tailor-made modules revealing methods and ideas that span the breadth of both subjects.

Research Excellence Framework 2014

Research Excellence Framework 2014: 38% of our research was judged to be world leading or internationally excellent in the Communication, Culture and Media Studies, Library and Information Management unit.

Most of our tutors are widely published and actively researching new topics, providing fresh course content that is constantly evolving. We regularly offer cultural studies seminars where visiting lecturers present and elaborate on their own literary or historical research.

You will also have the opportunity to take part in exchanges with universities in Spain, Hungary, France, Ireland or the Czech Republic. Our European partners are keen for Leeds Beckett students to study with them for a semester.

Take a look at the opportunities we provide to study abroad.

Why study English and History at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. Strong and meaningful partnerships with community organisations
  2. We offer distinctive and creative programmes that are responsive to the changes taking place in society
  3. Explore two subjects in detail on an interdisciplinary course
  4. Study dedicated joint honours modules
  5. Real-life projects
  6. Sandwich year
  7. Expert careers service

BA (Hons) English and History English & History student Leanne talks about her experiences at Leeds Beckett University

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