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Creative Writing and English Literature BA (Hons)

University of Greenwich

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Full-time | University of Greenwich (Greenwich Campus) | 3 Years | SEP-20
  • Full-time | University of Greenwich (Greenwich Campus) | 3 Years | SEP-20
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Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    QW38

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    83rd

    13
  • Subject Ranking

    66th

    13 (English)
  • Entry Standards

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    120

  • Graduate Prospects

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    58

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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    4.40

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    SEP-20

Course Summary

**With our creative writing and English literature degree, you'll explore great literary works and be inspired to find your own creative voice.*** Combines English literature and creative writing in order to develop an understanding of literary texts through both study and practice* The English literature component of the degree emphasises literature since 1800, and interprets 'English literature' broadly to include drama and visual narratives as well as fiction and poetry, visual art and theatre* Observe the historical, social and cultural contexts in which texts are produced and received* The creative writing component of the programme gives an opportunity to explore fiction, poetry, performance writing, playwriting, and screenwriting* Assessments are based on portfolios of work produced each term, journals and reflective essays This degree allows you to combine studies in English literature and creative writing in order to develop an understanding of literary texts through both study and practice.The English literature component of the degree emphasises literature since 1800, and interprets 'English literature' broadly to include drama and visual narratives as well as fiction and poetry, visual art and theatre. The courses look at the historical, social and cultural contexts in which texts are produced and received.The creative writing component of the programme gives you the opportunity to explore fiction, poetry, performance writing, playwriting, and screenwriting. Assessment consists of portfolios of work produced each term, alongside journals and reflective essays, during which you will reflect on the development of your writing process.The aims of the programme are:* To develop your fundamental writing skills in a range of disciplines, while allowing specialisation through a choice of options* To provide a grounding in English literature from the Renaissance to the present day* To enable you to undertake research and develop the skills to critically evaluate texts and contexts.**Careers**You may choose to pursue a career in research, journalism, publishing, the media or arts administration, or central or local government. You may even become a professional writer. There is also the option to continue your education and writing, or move into teaching or social work, by studying for a postgraduate qualification.

Entry Requirements

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

Grades / Points

BCC

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

83rd

About this University

The University of Greenwich empowers students to change their lives, in an iconic setting that offers the best of city and campus life. Greenwich is a place where students discover new talents and gain valuable life experiences to help them graduate with the skills they need to meet the demands of today's fast-changing workplace. The university's three beautiful campuses in London and Kent include the Old Royal Naval College, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the heart of Greenwich.

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University of Greenwich (Greenwich Campus)

Old Royal Naval College

King William Walk

London

SE10 9LS

UNITED KINGDOM