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

Aberystwyth University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site (Aberystwyth)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

In choosing Aberystwyth University's English and Creative Writing with integrated Foundation Year degree you will have the opportunity to develop both your creative and critical writing skills. Following the foundation year, the syllabus of this course is identical to its sister course [English Literature and Creative Writing, QW38].Taught by distinguished, practising writers, you will find the degree both innovative, challenging and rewarding. By studying various genres and styles, writing forms and techniques, you will develop a range of competencies and capabilities, skills and attributes that are widely sought by employers.**Benefits of Foundation Year**A degree course with a foundation year enables you to gain the knowledge and skills required to succeed at degree-level studies. In addition, many of our Foundation year schemes offer some flexibility within the subject area giving you more time to decide on a specific subject pathway.During the Foundation year of the degree, you will explore a range of subjects, develop essential skills such as research and critical analysis, developing arguments and self-evaluation.Foundation year students have full access to all campus facilities, societies and everything else that Aberystwyth students’ community has to offer. You will be supported by the University personal tutor system and have access to Student Support and Careers Services. Funding and availability of student loans are identical to all other undergraduates and you can apply for a place through UCAS in the same way as any other of our undergraduate degrees.There are few fixed entry requirements, but each applicant will be assessed on an individual basis to ensure that they are right for the course and that the course is right for them.

Application deadline

25 January

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Formal post-16 qualifications are not necessarily required. Applications are welcomed from any candidate with a suitable background education or experience and motivation. Each application is considered on an individual basis by an admissions tutor, and an informal interview may form part of the application process in some cases.

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University information

Aberystwyth University

  • University League Table

    53rd

  • Campus address

    Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom, SY23 3FL, Wales

Welcoming international students since 1872. Over 100 different nationalities are represented on campus, creating a truly multicultural learning environment.
Highly-rated teaching (TEF Gold) and a high rate of graduate employability.
Generous scholarships and bursaries for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    86th out of 100 37

    31st out of 55 20

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    126 61%

    39th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    38.0 38%

    83rd

    7
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.34 87%

    5th

    4
  • Entry standards

    / Max 168
    112 54%

    35th

    25
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50.0 50%

    12th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.52 90%

    1st

    1

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