Leeds Beckett University

Degree level: Undergraduate

English and Creative Writing

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Course summary

Let your imagination take flight and develop your own creative voice. You’ll produce short stories, autobiographical writing, poetry and script. As part of this course, you’ll: • Examine literatures past and present, and from around the world • Be taught by award-winning writers • Have the chance to work on an extended creative writing project as you collaborate with your peers to produce an anthology and plan a related launch event • Explore a range of literary and writing contexts to develop the ability to respond creatively to the world around you • Join a vibrant creative community of students and lecturers with connections to literary festivals and events in the region • Get the chance to work with our range of industry professionals in the city and beyond

Course details


Year 1 Core Modules:

  • Contemporary Literary Studies
  • Writers' Workshop 1
  • Shakespearean Drama
  • Writers' Workshop 2
  • Poetry
  • Adaptation: Literary Afterlives
Year 2 Core Modules:
  • Writing Fictions
  • Theory into Practice
  • Writing Poetry
  • In addition choose from a list of Year 2 Option Modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.
  • Year 3 Core Modules:
    • Dissertation or Creative Writing Project
  • In addition choose from a list of Year 3 Option Modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.

  • How to apply

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    Points of entry

    The following entry points are available for this course:

    • Year 1

    Entry requirements

    Qualification requirements

    English language requirements

    GCSE English Language at Grade 4 or equivalent. Key Skills Level 2, Functional Skills Level 2 and the Certificate in Adult Literacy are accepted in place of GCSEs.

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    Fees and funding

    Tuition fees

    EU £9250 Year 1
    England £9250 Year 1
    Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
    Scotland £9250 Year 1
    Wales £9250 Year 1
    Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
    International £14000 Year 1

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    English and Creative Writing at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS