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English Language and Creative Writing (Foundation Entry) BA (Hons)

University of Central Lancashire

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    5L69

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    75th

    27
  • Subject Ranking

    70th

    3 (English)
  • Entry Standards

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

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    120

  • Graduate Prospects

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

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    62

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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

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    4.26

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    21-SEP-20

Course Summary

Foundation Entry degree courses are designed for students who have the ability to study for a degree, but don’t have the necessary formal qualifications to enter directly onto their chosen Honours degree programme. Fancy yourself as the next J K Rowling or E L James? Develop the tricks and techniques to produce short stories, poetry and play scripts as you learn to dissect, criticise and even perform writing. Boost your skills as a writer in a variety of genres including fiction, drama, poetry and creative non-fiction. As a result, you'll be able to produce descriptive and accurate pieces of creative writing, which will help you in your career as a professional writer.A key feature of our BA in English Language and Creative Writing is choice. On the Language side, whether you are interested in language structure (syntax, phonetics and phonology, morphology), how language varies according to user and context, or the teaching of language, our programme will have modules suited to you. Alongside an exciting range of modules, relating to language acquisition and change, language and gender, political discourse and argumentation, forensic linguistics, literary linguistics and psycholinguistics, we have an integrated programme of study aimed at enhancing your proficiency in written English. Alternatively, you could choose to specialise in the related areas of media, forensic and political discourse, or the ‘nuts and bolts’ of language by choosing syntax, phonology and morphology. On the Creative Writing side, students can develop their writing in a range of genres, including short stories, poetry, plays and radio and film scripts. Our students are encouraged to develop and reflect on their own creative process and to enrich their understanding of the journey from initial idea to finished piece of writing. We strive for our graduates to be competent both in their use and knowledge of English, in such a way that they can pass on such knowledge to others. Certain modules are designed to enhance verbal and written communication skills whilst simultaneously enhancing employability. Students also get the chance to learn about careers in writing and the book trade from guest authors, literary agents, editors and publishers.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • UCAS Tariff
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • GCSE/National 4/National 5

Details

72 UCAS points at A2

Tuition Fees

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£5,500 per year

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University information

University Ranking

75th

About this University

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is a leading modern university with roots stretching back to 1828. Centred in the heart of Preston, England, UCLan also has campuses in Cyprus, Cumbria and Burnley as well as 120 international partnerships.

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Preston

PR1 2HE

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