University of Central Lancashire
English Literature and Korean BA (Hons)
University of Central Lancashire

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 10 graduates of English Literature and Korean BA (Hons) at University of Central Lancashire for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in English Studies (Non-Specific).

Overall student satisfaction
88 /100
10 total respondents
The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of Graduates in English Studies

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of English Studies (Non-Specific) at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £19000 £18000 £21500
25-75 percentile range £17000 - £22500 £14500 - £21000 £17000 - £25000


Salary of all UK Graduates of English Studies

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24675 £22280 £26198
25-75 percentile range £20975 - £28017 £17123 - £27245 £19967 - £32963

Course Description

Course Overview

If you have a passion for language and communication then English and a Modern Language is ideal for you. Combine your love of languages with English Language or Literature and open doors to some fantastic careers.

Explore the depths of Korean history, culture, and politics. Whether you're a complete novice or already have some knowledge, this language course will equip you with all the essential skills of speaking, reading, listening, and writing to help you communicate effectively.

Why study with us

  • Access our Worldwise Learning Centre, which offers you advice and support with the study of world languages, cultures, travelling, and working or studying abroad.
  • Learn in an environment that is internationally recognized for the teaching of languages and cultures, hosting prestigious research institutes and centres: the International Institute of Korean Studies, the Confucius Institute, the Centre for Russian Studies, the Black Atlantic Research Institute, the Centre for Migration and Diaspora Studies.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to spend time overseas and immerse yourself in your chosen language and culture.

What you will do

  • By choosing the English Language and Linguistics pathway, you’ll gain in depth knowledge of how the language works, including its history, evolution and structure.
  • On our English Literature pathway you’ll study key figures like Shakespeare and Dickens alongside genres such as gothic, graphic novels, theatre, film, and books for children.
  • You’ll become a confident communicator in a language of your choice. If you specialise in a Modern Language then you’ll get to spend a year abroad.

Future Careers

Our English and a Modern Language degree opens doors to exciting career opportunities worldwide. You could work in a wide range of sectors, including teaching, journalism, publishing, arts, theatre and advertising.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of English Literature and Korean BA (Hons) at University of Central Lancashire

20% Administrative occupations
15% Business and public service associate professionals
15% Elementary occupations
15% Artistic, literary and media occupations
10% Skilled trades occupations
5% Leisure, travel and related personal service occupations
5% Sales occupations
5% Teaching Professionals
5% Business and public service associate professionals
0% Caring personal services

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic) 6

with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)

IELTS (Academic) 6

with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study English Literature and Korean, BA (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Tuition Fees English Literature and Korean BA (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1

Additional fee information

*subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)
  • year 2
  • year 3

University Rankings

Positions of University of Central Lancashire in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of University of Central Lancashire in related subject specific rankings.

Languages & Literature

    • #79 
    • #94 
    English
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]

See all 28 university rankings of University of Central Lancashire

About University of Central Lancashire

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN) is a government funded university located in the proud city of Preston, in Lancashire, England. The university’s main campus can be found right in the heart of the city, only a few minutes away from an assortment of shopping centres, entertainments and nightlife for those interested.

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