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English and Creative Writing with Placement BA (Hons)

Solent University

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    4B6X

  • Study mode

    Sandwich

  • University Ranking

    105th

    7
  • Subject Ranking

    50th

    2 (Creative Writing)
  • Entry Standards

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

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    110

  • Graduate Prospects

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    35

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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    4.20

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    14-SEP-20

Course Summary

Do you want to turn your love of writing into a professional career? Southampton Solent University’s English and creative writing degree will allow you to develop your own personal writing style while learning about the business of creative writing.Solent’s English and creative writing degree programme provides students with an understanding of how various forms of creative and professional writing are planned, developed and creatively executed, as well as how creative writing theory can be married to creative writing practice.Core areas of study include literary theory, poetry, writing and play texts. Students also have the opportunity to study a range of optional units, allowing them to delve deeper into specific subjects and focus on areas of writing that are of the most interest.Students are encouraged to critically analyse, evaluate and interpret the means by which literature, language and creative writing can influence and reflect cultural change. As part of this, students will explore literary texts and learn the craft of writing for a range of industries, developing creative talent and laying the foundations to prepare for a career in creative writing.Students will also have the opportunity to develop transferable skills including research, analytical, communication and team working skills.The course has a strong focus on employability and students are supported in finding their own work placements. Students on the English and creative writing course may also have the opportunity to pitch for work experience through our in-house agency, Solent Creatives, providing opportunities to work on live briefs from real-world clients.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • UCAS Tariff
  • Extended Project
  • HNC (BTEC)
  • HND (BTEC)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Certificate
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma
  • Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Subsidiary Diploma
  • Pearson BTEC 90-Credit Diploma (QCF)
  • Pearson BTEC Certificate (QCF)
  • Pearson BTEC Diploma (QCF)
  • Pearson BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF)
  • 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)
  • Pearson BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (QCF)
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • AS
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Foundation Diploma

Grades / Points

CCC

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

105th

About this University

Situated in a lively city centre destination, Solent University is a dynamic and ambitious international university, spanning business and law, the creative industries, engineering and technology, maritime, media, sport and tourism. The university has invested extensively in facilities and buildings, due for completion in 2019. It is also home to one of the world's leading maritime training academies.

Address

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East Park Terrace

Southampton

SO14 0YN

UNITED KINGDOM