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What qualifications do you need to be accepted on to an English degree course ??

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nutcracker Wed 02-Feb-05 12:42:13

Have been trying to find out, but most sites don't make it clear.

Also other than teacher what can you use an english degree for ??

popsycal Wed 02-Feb-05 12:43:25

the usual way of entry is 3 a levels - one of these in english literature,,,,,,grades C or above at most places....

lucy5 Wed 02-Feb-05 12:47:23

Generally you would need a levels but as a mature student you can get onto a course without qualifications although it is better to have done some form of study before. An access course which lasts a year is a good route. If you are thinking about an English degree as a career move, I would say, think carefully there are a lot of English graduates out there. A lot go into teaching or media, pr that sort of thing. Often with a humanities degree you have to go on to further study to specialise in something.

CountessDracula Wed 02-Feb-05 12:56:34

You could also do an Access course

nutcracker Wed 02-Feb-05 13:18:21

Thanks guys, think i have decided not to do it now after all.

Think i've decided to do a part time access course and then see if i can get into SALT training.

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