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English Literature with Creative Writing BA (Hons)

University of Huddersfield

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

If you love books and enjoy exploring new ideas, then English Literature with Creative Writing is for you. During this course, you’ll get to read (and discuss) some of the greatest works ever written, while discovering your own voice and developing your own talent as a writer. You'll learn applied skills as well as academic knowledge, giving you the opportunity to become an employable graduate. Studying English Literature doesn’t just give you the chance to read and enjoy some of the world’s best writing, it could also helps you grow into an independent thinker and effective communicator. On this course, you’ll learn to navigate digital resources and how to pitch your ideas using the latest media, acquiring the kind of practical, transferable skills needed in the working world – like critical thinking, researching, creative problem-solving and communicating and arguing persuasively. As you sharpen your ideas and fine-tune your writing, you’ll be preparing yourself for a whole range of exciting careers. * We offer a wide range of module options to choose from, diverse forms of coursework assessment (but no exams), and excellent employment prospects. * Our team of academic staff are ranked in the top 5 in the UK for the quality of their research publications (REF 2014). * We get you out of the classroom on a range of exciting fieldtrips such as The Bronte Parsonage, The British Library and the Shakespeare's Globe in London. * Every year students also have the chance to get involved in events at the Huddersfield Literature Festival - https://www.huddlitfest.org.uk/ * Opportunities to establish yourself as a professional writer through our Grist Creative Writing Project - http://mhm.hud.ac.uk/grist/ By reading and studying the work that interests you, you can be inspired to take your own creative writing further. Your creative writing tutors are all published authors of critically acclaimed books, with expertise in short fiction, non-fiction, poetry, novels, and script writing. They're passionate about their subject, and will focus on giving you the opportunity to explore your talents. Our students study Creative Writing for a range of reasons. Some just want to be better writers, others wish to gain insight into the writing process so they can understand the world of literature more profoundly. Then there are those who want to go on to great things. We cater for every student. Whether you are writing for yourself, or writing to be the next bestseller, we can help you hone your craft. Our students have gone on to be published by some of the biggest publishers in the industry, such as HarperCollins and Little, Brown Book Group. With our own publication house, Grist Books, and our strong links to the Huddersfield Literature Festival, we can offer our students unique opportunities to get published and gain career experience. ~ Michael Stewart, Creative Writing Lecturer. Additional Costs: Placements The nature and suitability of your work placement is decided in consultation with your tutors. You are responsible for making your own arrangements for any travel or incurred costs in relation to the placement module, or in relation to the optional placement year if you chose to undertake one as part of your degree.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,000per year

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

Entry requirements

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A level : BBB

including a minimum grade B in any form of English or a related subject (History, Languages, Drama, Film Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Politics, etc.)

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University information

University of Huddersfield

  • University League Table

    53rd

  • Campus address

    University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, Kirklees, HD1 3DH, England

100% of teaching staff are Fellows of the Higher Education Academy – Huddersfield is the first and only UK university to achieve this.
Huddersfield has a thriving international community of over 2,700 students from nearly 100 different nationalities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    52nd out of 106 14

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    112 55%

    60th

    21
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    67 67%

    50th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%

    42nd

    25

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