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Social Studies & Languages

BA (Hons) English & History

This programme allows students to divide their time equally between English and History subjects. Typical modules include: Crime and Popular Culture in 19th Century Britain, America: Colonies to Cowboys, Victorian Writing, Post-war British Writing, Critical Theory, Romantic and Gothic Writing and Life and death in the Tudor World. The dissertation module in the third year will allow students to choose their own topic for in-depth research in either English or History.

The flexibility of the programme allows prospective students to continue with their employment whilst also ensuring that any family commitments can be met with little disruption.

Entry Requirements

Entry criteria detail a typical offer but the College considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience. If you have any queries regarding your offer please contact our Admissions Team.

Typical offer: 3 A Levels at C grade or MMM profile from a BTEC Level 3 qualification and five GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications).

You may be able to demonstrate or have certificated prior learning that can be legitimately used to establish a later entry point into the course or provide exemption from modules. If you believe this is the case please contact the Course leader as soon as possible to discuss a recognition of prior learning application.

Career Prospects

You may progress to a postgraduate English or History related programme. The programme provides an ideal springboard for graduates who want to pursue a professional career including Local Government, Records Management, Archives, Museums and Journalism.

Study Mode



Brecon Beacons

Course Length

3 years

Course Time



This programme is awarded by Glynd?r University.


The programme will usually include lectures, seminars and tutorial sessions.You will usually have to complete presentations and written assignments as you progress through the programme. One module requires an in-class test and there are some modules that require exams.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is ‘a method of assessment that considers whether an individual can demonstrate that they can meet the assessment requirements for a unit through knowledge, understanding or skills that they already possess and do not need to develop through a course of learning’. If individuals can produce relevant evidence, that fully meets learning outcome requirements then RPL can be given for their existing knowledge, understanding or skills.

Additional Notes

Tuition Fees: Please visit the fees page on the website to view the Higher Education Fees and Financial Support information for this programme.

You are required to provide sufficient stationery for to support your teaching and learning. Printing charges are 0.02p per black and white A4 and 0.06p for a colour A4. On enrolment you are allocated £3.00 for printing costs on your student ID card. Additional credits can be purchased in the libraries


3 years FT, HE

Contact Details

Michael Lloyd 01686 614470