New College of the Humanities

Course Introduction

Take advantage of the opportunity to study English literature in London – the birthplace of countless literary movements and authors. NCH offers courses which combine the broad historical assessment of literature common to traditional English degrees with a wider approach to where and how we encounter literary texts and cognate forms of art.

Studying English at NCH will teach you to analyse texts in both a creative and a technical manner. You will study rhetoric, stylistics, and learn to compare different text and other art forms. You will engage with literary criticism, as well as studying literature from 1550 to the present day.

The English with History BA brings together the study of literature with a deeper understanding of the contexts from which that literature emerged. You’ll study rhetoric, stylistics, and compare texts across forms and periods. You’ll develop your knowledge of the contexts of these texts in your History minor, and learn to reflect critically on the complex, and often contradictory, information available to us now about the past.

Course Modules

Year 1

- Literature 1700 – 1830

- Literature 1830 – 1900

- Criticism

- Britain & the Wider World

The NCH Diploma

- Critical Reasoning: Formal & Informal

- Critical Reasoning: Scientific Reasoning

- LAUNCH: Introductory Capabilities

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Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £9,250 European Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £14,000 Overseas Fees