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English Literature and Creative Writing (with a foundation year) BA (Hons)

Staffordshire University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Sixth Form College, Stoke on Trent

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Join our Foundation Course at Stoke Sixth Form, where you will gain a thorough grounding in the skills you need to succeed on the English and Creative Writing Degree. The College is just down the road from the iniversity and you get the benefits of both the college and university experience. English Literature and Creative Writing at Staffordshire University is a small and friendly department in which all staff and students know each other and are on first name terms. We pride ourselves on our exceptional levels of student support.Our degree pathways in English, English and Creative Writing and Creative Writing give you the chance to combine the analytical precision of English with your own flair and passion for creating literature. Ezra Pound famously said that ‘literature is news that stays news’. He also implored his fellow poets to ‘make it new’. The English and Creative Writing degrees at Staffordshire University embrace both of these positions.On our English pathway, you’ll pay close attention to the developments in literature, from Shakespeare to the experiments and innovation of 20th and 21st centuries. In Creative Writing you will focus on key compositional skills in a range of genres and knowledge of the publishing industry. The English and Creative Writing pathway gives you the chance to range across critical and creative practice. Flexible module choices and innovative critical-creative modules allow you to study across the pathways.During your course, you’ll explore how writers have transformed the portrayal of the world, constantly remaking how we think about literature and even what literature is. You'll contextualise great works through critical and theoretical interpretations and discover your own approaches to writing by engaging with the finest prose, poetry, drama and screenwriting.Across all of our pathways, you’ll be welcomed by a friendly team of experts who are publishing critics and authors. Our dedicated team are here to look after your future, consistently achieving 90% and above for Overall Student Satisfaction in the National Student Survey and 100% for teaching and feedback.On successful completion of study, you will gain a degree in: BA (Hons) English and Creative Writing (English Literature), BA (Hons) English and Creative Writing or BA (Hons) English and Creative Writing (Creative Writing).

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,000per year

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Staffordshire University

  • University League Table

    75th

  • Campus address

    Staffordshire University, College Road, Stoke on Trent, ST4 2DE, England

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    51st out of 106 1

    51st out of 53

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    96 47%

    94th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    87 87%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.37 87%

    11th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 168
    94 55%

    45th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    41st

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