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English and Creative Writing BA (Hons)

University of Portsmouth

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Overview**Do you see yourself as the next JK Rowling? Have you always dreamed about writing your own novel or publishing your own work?On this BA (Hons) English and Creative Writing degree course, you’ll fuel your writing with inspiration drawn from the study of great literature. You’ll develop your voice and hone your craft under the guidance of published authors, poets and playwrights.This course provides you with the skills and market awareness to succeed in disciplines such as writing, editing, publishing and teaching.**What you'll experience**On this English and Creative Writing degree course you’ll:- Develop your ability to write as a critic and creator, and become an expert in the history of literature, its modern trends and how the written word is evolving- Learn techniques for producing short stories, poetry and plays and learn to dissect, critique and perform your writing- Tailor your studies, choosing module options that match your interests and career ambitions- Publish your work in our annual anthology and course blog- Learn from visiting professional novelists, poets and playwrights, such as Andy McNab, Francesca Beard and Suzi Feay**Careers and opportunities**When you complete this course, you'll have the necessary knowledge, skills and market awareness to enter a variety of creative careers. You could also go on to postgraduate study or research.Previous graduates have gone on to work in areas such as:- creative writing (prose, poetry, script)- copywriting- publishing- advertising and marketing- arts and events management- local and community broadcasting- teachingRoles our graduates have taken on include:- editor- publishing assistant- copywriter- information abstractor- narrator- projects administratorYou'll get help and support from our Careers and Employability service in finding your first role and for 5 years after you graduate.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 14,300per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    56th out of 106 6

    20th out of 53 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    105 51%

    72nd

    18
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    24th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    39th

    28
  • Entry standards

    / Max 168
    105 61%

    38th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    3rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.82 76%

    43rd

    1

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