London Metropolitan University

Course Introduction

Delve into the rich and diverse literary history from the romantics to the Victorians and on to the modern age through poetry, script, prose and short story. You'll study with a group of friendly, dynamic and experienced lecturers who place teaching and the student experience first.

Course Modules

Year 1 topics include: Romantics to Victorians; theory and practice of drama; theory and practice of poetry; theory and practice of prose. Year 2 topics include: genre fiction; history of critical thinking; Victorians to moderns; poetry and performance; the literature of childhood; scripting performance for screen and stage; perspectives on Shakespeare; the short story. Year 3 topics include: project (creative writing and English literature); literary London; the novel and the contemporary world; book, print, hypertext; contemporary poetry: theory and practice; from page to performance: stage and screen; existentialism in writing.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons)
4 - 6 years
Part Time Day
BA (Hons)

Qualifications required:

  • International Baccalaureate 28
  • Tariff 112
  • SQA Higher
  • GCE A-level
  • BTEC National Diploma
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
  • Tariff (Scottish qualifications) 114
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • Course specific