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English and Creative Writing (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)

Newman University, Birmingham

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UCAS CODE: Q3W8

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Newman University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The foundation year offers an innovative new pathway into your degree. It is the first part of a four-year degree programme. It provides an alternative route for those unable to meet the traditional entry requirements for a three-year degree. It will prepare you for your degree studies in a supportive and stimulating learning environment.You will begin with an exploration of education and society, before moving onto consider including identity, being human and the digital world. Over the course of the year, you will build the skills and experience to prepare you for your chosen degree.The BA (Hons) English and Creative Writing degree allows you to pursue your passion for reading and interpreting literature whilst also exploring the art of creative writing practice itself. This holistic approach to literature looks at the literary process from both perspectives, the reader and the writer and you will gain a deep understanding of the dialogue between creative practitioners and their audiences. This is the perfect course for those who want to hone the craft of writing and produce their own work, while also developing the skills of interpretation specific to literary criticism.**Why study this course?**• Small, supportive creative writing workshop structure for learning and teaching• Superb digital resources and innovative use of e-learning facilities to also allow for virtual workshops• links with local literary organisations such as Writing West Midlands and Birmingham Literature Festival• Dedicated support for exploring careers in creative writing• Opportunities to meet published writers in classroom sessions and extra-curricular events

Application deadline

15 January

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 48 - 95

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University information

Newman University, Birmingham

  • University League Table

    120th

  • Campus address

    Newman University, Genners Lane, Bartley Green, Birmingham, Birmingham, B32 3NT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    72nd out of 106 12

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    101 49%

    83rd

    25
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    40th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    58th

    48

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