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English and Creative Writing BA (Hons)

University of Plymouth

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Want to find your voice? Hone your craft as a writer by studying others. Immerse yourself in the words that have shaped our world. Learn how to write poetry, fiction, non-fiction, screenplays and more. Get published and experience the professional writing process. Throughout this course you’ll write, think and grow – discovering what sort of writing sets your imagination soaring. Studying English alongside creative writing will broaden your horizons preparing you for many rewarding professions.Boost your career prospects by working with a publishing house, literary agent, arts organisation or magazine on our work-based learning module or extra-curricular internships. Write and be published as part of INK, the English and Creative Writing student-run magazine, and experience other cultures by studying or working abroad in either Europe or the US.* Choose from a wide variety of specialist modules, including period and cultural studies and creative writing.* Receive free set texts for all core modules throughout the three years.* Benefit from assessment through coursework, with no written exams.* Boost your career prospects by working with a publishing house, literary agent, arts organisation or magazine on our work-based learning module or extra-curricular internships.* Make use of our open-door policy and talk to your lecturers in a friendly and supportive learning environment.* Learn from internationally recognised research-active staff, including published creative writers.* Experience other cultures by studying or working abroad in either Europe or the US.* Write and be published as part of INK, the English and Creative Writing student-run magazine.* Access resources at any time with the University library, open 24 hours 365 days a year, offering a vast range of electronic and print materials, including a rare books collection.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 13,800per year

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University information

University of Plymouth

  • University League Table

    71st

  • Campus address

    Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, England

The university has a thriving international community, with over 2,500 students from more than 100 countries, and 80 partnerships in over 30 countries.
A dedicated international student advice team provides specialist support to international students, helping them settle into UK life.
The university is renowned for world-leading research, especially in the fields of marine and maritime, health technologies and sustainability.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    48th out of 106 8

    19th out of 53 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    121 59%

    43rd

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    67 67%

    50th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    33rd

    14
  • Entry standards

    / Max 168
    122 72%

    17th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55 55%

    21st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.26 85%

    10th

    8

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