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Bachelor of Letters.
- ‘The BLitt (Honours) degree enables graduates to study for a formal qualification which may lead to a Master of Arts or PhD.’
- ‘Students in the BLitt course can choose subjects from any area of study taught within the Faculty of Arts.’
- ‘Its author, an academic with an Oxford BLitt, who died in 1998 at the age of 88, wrote a four-volume work on Chinese classical literature.’
From Latin Baccalaureus Litterarum.
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