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English Literature with Creative Writing BA (Hons)

University of Manchester

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UCAS CODE: Q3W8

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

BA English Literature with Creative Writing is a small, specialised creative writing pathway within an English Literature degree, in which you will take 25% of your credits in creative writing (both fiction and poetry).The course covers the full range of English literature from Old English to the present day. The creative writing component of the course focuses on fiction and poetry writing. The course will introduce you to techniques of fiction and poetry writing and develop your understanding of the craft of writing, the nature and necessity of revision and the importance of being able to give and receive constructive feedback.The creative writing component of the degree will be taught in small group workshops.You will write your own poems and stories regularly, read relevant work from established writers, and respond to examples of contemporary poetry and fiction.There will be in-class writing exercises and an introduction to workshopping.You'll also become part of a thriving community of students, lecturers and writers at The University of Manchester, based in the heart of a UNESCO City of Literature that has produced some of the world's greatest writers and has a thriving literature and arts scene, including major events like Manchester Literature Festival.

Application deadline

15 January

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A level : AAB - AAA

Grades AAA-AAB, including English Literature, or English Language & Literature (i.e. not English Language alone). A-level exams should be taken at the same sitting, after no more than two years of study. If you have studied an advanced curriculum, where the examinations are spread over three years, consideration for an offer will be at the discretion of the admissions tutor. We may also require further information, in order to make an informed judgment on your application.We recognise that applicants often achieve highe

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University information

University of Manchester

  • University League Table

    15th

  • Campus address

    The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, England

Subject rankings

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    11th out of 100 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    164 81%

    13th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    28th

    11
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    72nd

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