English and Creative & Professional Writing BA (Hons)

University of Derby

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code


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  • Subject Ranking


    5 (English)
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  • Graduate Prospects

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    / 100
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    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

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Course Summary

A Joint Honours degree gives you the opportunity to study two subjects (Accounting & Business Management) as one undergraduate is type of degree will broaden your skill set and enhance your career prospects.

Why should I study a Joint Honours degree?

Boost your employability by combining two subjects at degree level. The flexibility of Joint Honours gives you the opportunity to develop knowledge and expertise in two subject areas to become a more versatile graduate. You’ll learn how to manage your time and become more adaptable, a great basis for any future career. It’s a great way to study two subjects you’re passionate about, to try something new, or mix two subjects that make you stand out from the crowd

Your distinctive degree, broader knowledge and extra skills make you a graduate with a unique perspective. 70% of graduate jobs don’t specify a degree subject so these skills, combined with your subject knowledge, will enable you to apply for a broader range of jobs when you finish.


Broaden your skills and knowledge by combining English with another subject. Our degree will change the way that you think and set you apart as a confident, articulate and independent graduate.


Writing, editing, group work and presentations – all are vital in today's job market. This course is a chance to combine your writing skills with another subject, opening up even more career paths.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • UCAS Tariff
  • GCSE/National 4/National 5
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Access to HE Diploma

Grades / Points



At least a grade C at A level in English Literature. English Language can be accepted provided an interest in Literature is demonstrated in the personal statement

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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About this University

The University of Derby is recognised for its teaching quality, rated Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017. Industry-experienced lecturers, modern facilities, and opportunities for placements and study abroad combine to give students the practical skills, academic knowledge, and confidence to succeed in their chosen career.


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