English Literature and/or Language

A degree in English language and literature is designed to get you reading books, analyzing theories, critiquing prose and verse, and taking a more critical look at the signs and words surrounding us every day. The aim is to get students thinking creatively and analytically about the English language; this differs from other modern language degrees as it is intended for students already proficient in written and spoken English. An English degree can focus equally on the literature and language sides, while others specialize in one or the other; this will usually be clear from the course title.

American University

USA and 3 international AU Centers in Brussels Belgium, Nairobi Kenya, and Madrid Spain.

Selective

Boston University

USA

Highly Selective

Burnett Global Education Ltd

Switzerland, Spain, China, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, USA, France, Austria, UAE

Somewhat Selective, Selective, Less Selective

City University London

UK

Highly Selective (Business School), Selective, Somewhat Selective

University of Exeter

UK

Selective

Goldsmiths University

UK

Somewhat Selective

King's College London

UK

Selective

Leiden University

Netherlands

Somewhat Selective

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

USA

Selective

New York University

USA, UAE, China

Highly Selective

Oxford Brookes University

UK

Selective

University of Pittsburgh

USA

Selective

University of Richmond

USA

Highly Selective if needing financial aid, Selective if not

Rutgers University

USA

Selective

University of Surrey

UK

Somewhat Selective

University of Toronto

Canada

Highly Selective, Selective

University College London

UK

Highly Selective

Wake Forest University

USA

Highly Selective

University of Wisconsin-Madison

USA

Selective

University of Birmingham

UK, UAE

Somewhat Selective

University of Bristol

UK

Highly Selective or Selective, depending on the programme.

Cardiff University

UK

Selective

University of Dundee

UK - Scotland

Selective

Fordham University

USA

Selective

Hampshire College

USA

Somewhat Selective

University of Lancaster

UK, Germany, Ghana

Selective

University of Manchester

UK

Highly Selective

Mount Holyoke College

USA

Selective

Northeastern University

USA

Highly Selective

The New School (NYC and Paris, including Parsons School of Design)

USA, France

Selective and Somewhat Selective

Queen Mary, University of London

UK, Malta

Highly Selective

Rollins College

USA

Somewhat Selective

University of St Andrews

UK

Highly Selective

University of Sussex

UK

Less Selective

Trinity College Dublin

Ireland

Highly Selective

University of Southern California (USC)

USA

Highly Selective

University of Warwick

UK

Not Given

University of York

UK

Not Given

Bishop's University

Canada

Somewhat Selective

Bryn Mawr College

USA

Selective

University of Chichester

UK

Less Selective

University of Edinburgh

Scotland - UK

Selective

University of Glasgow

UK

Highly Selective, Less Selective

Johns Hopkins University

USA

Highly Selective

University of Leeds

UK

Selective

Michigan State University

USA

Somewhat Selective

New College of the Humanities

UK

Selective

University of Nottingham

UK, China, Malaysia

University of Pécs

Hungary

Somewhat Selective

University of Reading

UK, Malaysia

Not given by institution

Royal Holloway, University of London

UK

Somewhat Selective

Study Options

Australia, New Zealand

Open Admission, Less Selective, Somewhat Selective, Selective, Highly Selective

Swansea University

UK

Somewhat Selective

UBC - University of British Columbia

Canada

Selective

University College Utrecht

Netherlands

Selective

University of Westminster

UK

Highly Selective (Media, Fashion, Architecture, Arts), Less Selective

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