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- A-levels: AAA
- Advanced Highers: AA/AAB
- IB: 38 (including core points) with 666 at HL
- Or any other equivalent qualifications accepted/recognised by the university.
English Language Qualifications
- IELTS: overall score of 7.0 (with at least 7.0 in each of the four components)
- TOEFL (paper-based): overall score of 600 with a Test of Written English score of 5.5
- TOEFL (internet-based): overall score of 110 with component scores of at least: Listening 22, Reading 24, Speaking 25, and Writing 24.
- Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): grade A
- Cambridge Certificate for Proficiency in English (CPE): grade B
- English Language GCSE, or O-level: grade B (for IGCSE, please see below)
- International Baccalaureate Standard Level (SL): score of 5 in English (as Language A or B)
- European Baccalaureate: score of 70% in English.
Exemptions from this requirement will be considered for applicants who have:
- studied the International Baccalaureate programme, if it is taught in English
- studied the Singapore Integrated Programme (SIPCAL)
- been educated full-time in the medium of the English language throughout the two most recent years before the 15 October application deadline, and who remain in full-time education conducted in the English language until the end of the school year in their home country.
- Introduction to English Language and Literature
- Literature in English 1550–1660
- Unseen translation for Classics
- Greek and/or Latin literature (two papers)
- Four written papers form the First University Examination, together with a submitted portfolio of two essays for ‘Introduction to English Language and Literature’.
- All exams must be passed, but marks do not count towards the final degree.
2nd and 3rd years
- Two link papers, one compulsory (Epic), and a choice from Comedy, Tragedy, Reception
- Two papers from the English single honours course, including one ‘period paper’ not taken in the first year
- One core paper in Latin or in Greek literature
- One Classics option
- Dissertation of 8,000 words, either interdisciplinary or focused on English or Classics
- Up to three papers examined as coursework (extended essays and dissertation). The remaining papers will then be examined by final written examinations.