English Literature Bachelors & Masters in London

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
English Literature BA (Hons) University of Roehampton 71% 0% 10% £9250 £15000 108 Roehampton On campus Full-time
Creative Writing and English Literature BA (Hons) University of Westminster 83% 10% 5% £9250 £15400 96 London On campus Full-time
English Literature with Creative Writing BA (Hons) University of Greenwich 100% 0% 0% £9250 £16150 £17000 115 London On campus Full-time
Creative Writing and English Literature with Foundation BA (Hons) University of Westminster 79% 10% 5% £9250 £15400 96 London On campus Full-time
Creative Writing and English Literature BA (Hons) University of Greenwich 89% 0% 0% £9250 £16150 £17000 116 London On campus Full-time
Creative Writing and English Literature BA (Hons) London Metropolitan University 62% 0% 10% £9250 £19250 94 London On campus Full-time
Drama and English Literature BA (Hons) University of Greenwich 89% 0% 0% £9250 £16150 £17000 127 London On campus Full-time
English Literature with Foundation BA (Hons) University of Westminster 79% 3% 5% £9250 £15400 107 London On campus Full-time
English Literature and Language BA (Hons) University of Westminster 84% 3% 20% £9250 £15400 99 London On campus Full-time
English Literature BA (Hons) University of Greenwich 89% 0% 5% £9250 £16150 £17000 115 London On campus Full-time
Chinese and English Literature BA (Hons) University of Westminster 79% 0% 5% £9250 £15400 110 London On campus Full-time
English Literature and History BA (Hons) University of Westminster 79% 0% 5% £9250 £15400 107 London On campus Full-time
Arabic and English Literature BA (Hons) University of Westminster 79% 0% 5% £9250 £15400 110 London On campus Full-time
English Literature and Language with Foundation BA (Hons) University of Westminster 84% 3% 20% £9250 £15400 99 London On campus Full-time
French and English Literature BA (Hons) University of Westminster 79% 5% 5% £9250 £15400 110 London On campus Full-time
English Literature BA (Hons) St Mary's University, Twickenham 71% - 0% £9250 £16320 107 Twickenham On campus Full-time
English Literature and Linguistics with a Year Abroad BA (Hons) Queen Mary University of London 74% 9% 6% £9250 - 138 London On campus Full-time
English Literature and Linguistics BA (Hons) Queen Mary University of London 74% 9% 0% £9250 - 124 London On campus Full-time
English Literature (with Placement Year) BA (Hons) St Mary's University, Twickenham 71% - 0% £9250 £16320 102 Twickenham On campus Full-time
English Literature with Foundation Year BA (Hons) University of Roehampton - - - £9250 £13145 - Roehampton On campus Full-time
Spanish and English Literature BA (Hons) University of Westminster - - - £9250 £15400 - London On campus Full-time
English Literature MA Kingston University - - - £5423 £8690 - Kingston upon Thames On campus Part-time
Creative Writing and English Literature (including foundation year) BA (Hons) London Metropolitan University - - - £2310 £4815 - London On campus Part-time
English Literature BA (Hons) University of Westminster - - - £9250 £15400 - London On campus Full-time
French and English Literature BA (Hons) University of Westminster - - - - - - London On campus Part-time
English Literature: Modern and Contemporary Fictions MA University of Westminster - - - - - - London On campus Part-time
Spanish and English Literature BA (Hons) University of Westminster - - - - - - London On campus Part-time
Chinese and English Literature BA (Hons) University of Westminster - - - - - - London On campus Part-time
Arabic and English Literature BA (Hons) University of Westminster - - - - - - London On campus Part-time
English Literature MA Brunel University - - - - - - Uxbridge On campus Part-time
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Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for English Literature

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of English Literature who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Specialisations within English Literature

  • 19th Century Literature
  • 20th Century Literature
  • Contemporary Literature
  • Medieval Literature
  • Caribbean Literature
  • American Literature
  • Shakespeare
  • Modernism
  • Feminism
  • Playwriting
  • Poetry

Skills that graduates consider useful for their work in English Literature

  • Writing
  • Critical thinking
  • Communication
  • Time management
  • Independent working
  • Organisation
  • Plan and research written work
  • Articulating knowledge and understanding of texts
  • Lead and participate in discussions
  • Negotiation and teamwork

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of English Literature who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

Jobs of graduates of English Literature (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of English Literature at Anglia Ruskin University

20% Administrative occupations
15% Teaching Professionals
15% Web and Multimedia Design Professionals
10% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
5% Welfare and housing associate professionals
5% Customer service occupations
5% Artistic, literary and media occupations
5% Elementary occupations
5% Elementary occupations
5% Artistic, literary and media occupations

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

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

FAQ

The price of rent in London has the highest impact on overall living expenses. Your choice of where to live in London will make a huge difference to your costs of living. Students studying in London pay on average 67% more on rent than students in the rest of the UK. Overall student living costs in London will be approx 34% more than in the rest of the UK.