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Undergraduate

Our vibrant English Department offers you the chance to discover a huge variety of exciting texts written across the centuries, including literature from English speaking countries across the world.  

Based in the heart of London, we are ranked 5th in UK for English (QS World Rankings, 2019). Here we explore English literature in all its periods, genres, styles and manifestations.  

We pride ourselves on the range and diversity of the modules we offer on our degrees. You’ll have access to expert teaching that spans the seventh century to the present day and be able to choose from a huge range of topics encompassing creative writing, literature and science, performance and war writing as well as the chronological range of literature written in English.

Our Central London location allows us to enjoy unique partnerships with the institutions which surround us, such as Shakespeare’s Globe and the Imperial War Museum.  

UCAS Code Q300

Study for a BA English Literature degree in the Department of English at King's College London.

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UCAS Code R904
Duration 4 Years

Study English and a Mondern Language (French, German, Portuguese or Spanish) with a year abroad at King's College London.

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UCAS Code Q3P3

Study for a BA English with Film Studies degree at King's College London.

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UCAS Code LP99
Duration 3 years (a Modern Languages major is 4 years, with the 3rd year spent abroad)

Study Liberal Arts BA at King's College London and take one of 12 majors from across arts, social sciences and humanities.

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