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English Literature with Creative Writing BA (Hons)

University of Surrey

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Stag Hill

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Why choose this course**If you’re an aspiring writer and a literature enthusiast, BA (Hons) English Literature with Creative Writing is the course combination for you.We conduct engaging and intellectually-challenging teaching in literature and creative writing. All our academics are acclaimed writers and scholars as well as enthusiastic and experienced teachers who convey ideas and explain techniques and methodologies enthusiastically and accessibly. We’re one of the UK’s leading universities for English and creative writing, ranked in the top 10 for creative writing in The Complete University Guide 2020 and top 10 in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.**What you will study**On our BA (Hons) English Literature with Creative Writing course you’ll study vital and influential works of literature, reading and discussing contemporary works as well as classics in a wide range of genres. You’ll also develop a wide range of creative writing skills and knowledge, looking at forms such as novels, short stories, poetry, plays, screenplays and graphic novels.Alongside classic works like those of Shakespeare and George Eliot, you’ll study contemporary works by writers including Kazuo Ishiguro and Jhumpa Lahiri. Genres you’ll study include travel writing, 19th-century theatre and Beat writing.Our creative writing modules will develop your understanding of the techniques used and challenges faced by the writers you study on your English literature modules. They will also help you find inspiration and root your own creative work in the authors and literary traditions you’ll be studying.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 17,300per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : BBB

Overall:BBBRequired subjects: English Language or English Literature. Applicants taking an A level science subject with the Science Practical Endorsement are required to pass the practical element. We do not include General Studies or Critical Thinking in our offers.

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University information

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University of Surrey

  • University League Table

    34th

  • Campus address

    University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH, England

The University of Surrey has over 140 nationalities in its international community.
35% of the university’s student population is from outside the UK.
Surrey has over 90 university partners across the globe.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 100 6

    13th out of 55 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    123 61%

    40th

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    12th

    14
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    60th

    36
  • Entry standards

    / Max 168
    120 71%

    17th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    52nd

    4

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