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English and Creative Writing BA (Hons)

University of Salford

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    QW38

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    80th

    1
  • Subject Ranking

    32nd

    11 (Creative Writing)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    122

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    55

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    3.97

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    SEP-20

Course Summary

The written word enters every part of our lives, from novels to text messages. Worldwide, multi-billion pound industries depend upon new voices and fresh perspectives to form the books and films of tomorrow.Creative writers need to be skilled in the art of imaginative expression, but they also need to understand how literature works and to learn from what has been done before. The creative writing portion of your course will teach you how to present creative work to a professional standard. You will learn editing techniques, how to research a story and how to turn life experiences into gripping reading. You will have the opportunity to specialise in genres including writing for young adults, visual text (such as graphic novels), innovative poetry, and writing for theatre or TV.The English portion will equip you with the key skills and analytical tools needed for literary study. It will encourage you to explore social and cultural issues raised in a range of literary works, serving to feed and inspire your creative writing and make it strong, rigorous and exciting.We have strong links with industry professionals and a history of student success in publishing their work. Graduates from this course have progressed on to a number of career paths including publishing, journalism, teaching, community arts work and freelance writing as well as further postgraduate study.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • UCAS Tariff
  • Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
  • Leaving Certificate - Ordinary Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Extended Project
  • Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • AS
  • GCSE/National 4/National 5

Details

104 - 120 UCAS tariff points to be obtained from a minimum of 2 A-Levels or equivalent. Must include Grade C or above in any subject.General studies accepted.

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University information

University Ranking

80th

About this University

The University of Salford embeds industry into all it does: many courses are created with industry wrapped around them and its world-leading research advances industry knowledge and insight. The university's heritage directs its future: having answered the needs of industry since 1896, its connection to industry is stronger than ever. Based just outside Manchester, it is the only university with a campus at MediaCityUK, sitting right next to neighbours such as ITV and the BBC.

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Salford

M5 4WT

UNITED KINGDOM