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English with Creative Writing BA (Hons)

University of Southampton

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site - Highfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

How do you become a better writer? On this course, you'll develop your creative and critical writing and discover the links between literature and visual culture, science, and politics. Your final project lets you complete an extended piece of imaginative writing. You'll be guided by our award-winning novelists, journalists and playwrights.The course allows you to choose from Creative Writing and English options each year, building your knowledge of a range of genres and traditions. We'll encourage you to make connections between your critical and creative practice throughout the course.We will also support your professional practice with an arts ambassador scheme, regular readings and writers' events and paid internships in arts organisations. You'll also have the opportunity to study abroad, spending a semester, a summer or even a full year at one of our global partner universities.As part of this course you can join one of 40 student-led performing arts groups, study film and visual culture, take part in writing workshops at Nuffield Southampton Theatres, use a unique collection of rare books at the Chawton House Library, learn a modern language at any level, join a student-run English society for social events, explore experimental writing with our Entropics events and get media experience with our student societies for film, TV and radio.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 17,560per year

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

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A level : AAB

Typical Offer: AAB including English Literature or a related subject*If you are taking an EPQ in addition to 3 A levels, you will receive the following offer in addition to the standard A level offer:ABB including English Literature or a related subject* and grade A in the EPQWe are committed to ensuring that all students with the potential to succeed, regardless of their background, are encouraged to apply to study with us. The additional information gained through contextual data allows us to recognise a student’s pot

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University information

University of Southampton

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ, England

Southampton is proud of its inclusive global community and welcomes students from over 130 countries, including 6,800 EU and international students.
Southampton's Students' Union (SUSU) has over 40 cultural and international groups that help with social connections for international communities.
Specialist careers support and paid Year in Employment and internship opportunities prepare international students for their future.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    27th out of 106 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    144 70%

    26th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    40th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    37th

    17

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