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English Literature and Creative Writing at Staffordshire University is a small and friendly department in which all staff and students know each other and are on first name terms. We pride ourselves on our exceptional levels of student support. Our degree pathways in English, English and Creative Writing and Creative Writing give you the chance to combine the analytical precision of English with your own flair and passion for creating literature. Ezra Pound famously said that ‘literature is news that stays news’. He also implored his fellow poets to ‘make it new’. The English and Creative Writing degrees at Staffordshire University embrace both of these positions. On our English pathway, you’ll pay close attention to the developments in literature, from Shakespeare to the experiments and innovation of 20th and 21st centuries. In Creative Writing you will focus on key compositional skills in a range of genres and knowledge of the publishing industry. The English and Creative Writing pathway gives you the chance to range across critical and creative practice. Flexible module choices and innovative critical-creative modules allow you to study across the pathways. During your course, you’ll explore how writers have transformed the portrayal of the world, constantly remaking how we think about literature and even what literature is. You'll contextualise great works through critical and theoretical interpretations and discover your own approaches to writing by engaging with the finest prose, poetry, drama and screenwriting. Across all of our pathways, you’ll be welcomed by a friendly team of experts who are publishing critics and authors. Our dedicated team are here to look after your future, consistently achieving 90% and above for Overall Student Satisfaction in the National Student Survey and 100% for teaching and feedback. Get into work quicker – our 2 year accelerated degree allows you to get into the job market ahead of your peers, or start your new career with the shortest possible interruption to your earning. For example, if you want to become a teacher, you can do your degree and PGCE in just 3 years. By studying through the summer, using a mixture of face-to-face and online classes, you can complete 6 semesters of study in 2 years. On successful completion of study, you will gain a degree in: BA (Hons) English and Creative Writing (English Literature), BA (Hons) English and Creative Writing or BA (Hons) English and Creative Writing (Creative Writing).
English employs an innovative range of assessments including essays, e-learning exercises, poster presentations, reports, reflective diaries, and oral presentations.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£11100||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£11100||Year 1|