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English Literature with Creative Writing BA (Hons)

Swansea University

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Singleton Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

On our English and Creative Writing degree you will learn a range of writing skills to equip you for a career as a writer, including novels, plays, poetry, film scripts, and non-fiction.

You will explore a range of styles and genres, as well as studying the history, traditions and theory of English Literature.

You will be taught by experienced writers whose works have been widely published, broadcast and performed, as well as academic staff internationally recognized for their research.

You can also spend a semester studying in the USA, Canada, China, Hong Kong or Singapore.

ENGLISH LITERATURE WITH CREATIVE WRITING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Over 97% of our English Single and Joint Honours graduates are in work and/or further study six months after graduation (97.4% - HESA Performance Indicator sourced from the DLHE survey 2013/14) and English Literature at Swansea is ranked 2nd for graduate prospects (The Guardian University Guide 2016).

Students on this course typically develop excellent oral and writing skills and you will learn to present your ideas in a range of formats, along with strong research, analytical and problem-solving skills.

Our graduates enter careers in a wide range of sectors including:

  • Education
  • Journalism
  • Media and public relations
  • Project administration
  • Public services

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Advice and guidance on postgraduate study and funding
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

We also provide help and advice for Swansea University Alumni up to two years after you graduate.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    29th

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University, established in 1920 is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location.
Swansea is an international university with students from over 130 countries and a strong international academic community.
The university has a friendly campus community, offering specialist support for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    32nd out of 100 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    131 64%

    34th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68.0 68%

    36th

    11
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    60th

    9

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