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English Literature with Creative Writing BA (Hons)

University of Leeds

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    28-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This course offers you a chance to blend creative and critical approaches to literature. You can study literature from Old English to the contemporary period, including American and postcolonial literature and world theatre. You’ll produce creative work across genres, including fiction, poetry, plays, life writing, screenplays, short fiction and/or travel accounts.This degree combines creativity with critical thinking, developing transferable skills in research, communication, and project management which are highly regarded by employers.The School includes leading poets and academics who are experienced creative writers. You’ll be taught by researchers of international significance whose expertise spans the historical and geographical spheres of English literary tradition.Our alumni and former staff include founding figures of African national literatures Wole Soyinka and Ngugi wa Thiong’o, poets of great acclaim such as Geoffrey Hill and our current Professor of Poetry Simon Armitage, and JRR Tolkien, the leading fantasy writer of all time.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 21,250per year

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University information

University of Leeds

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, England

A global community, the university’s staff and students come from over 170 countries. There will be chances to meet and work with people from across the world.
The university is continually investing in its campus, from new laboratories and lecture theatres to one of the most impressive libraries in the UK.
With a history of welcoming international students for over 100 years, students can be sure of experienced help throughout their time at Leeds.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    20th out of 100 1

    7th out of 55

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    155 76%

    15th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    28th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    83rd

    12
  • Entry standards

    / Max 168
    149 88%

    4th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    41st

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