English Literature and Creative Writing (Q86) at Open University - UCAS

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Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

English Literature and Creative Writing (Q86)

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Course summary

This degree offers a stimulating and wide-ranging introduction to English literature and creative writing. You’ll have the opportunity to study and interpret literature from different historical periods and diverse cultural settings – including translations – and to develop your writing skills in several genres including fiction; poetry; life writing; and scriptwriting for film, radio and stage. The emphasis is very much on practice through guided activities to develop a habit for writing which will involve producing several pieces of creative writing in the forms studied. Key features of the course

  • Learn how to analyse a wide range of texts including fiction, poetry and drama
  • Develop and reflect on your own writing and editorial practice in several genres
  • Learn the skills of complex argument and critical commentary, which are highly valued in the workplace
  • Introduces the world of publishing and the requirements of professional presentation

Modules

You’ll start Stage 1 with a broad introduction to the arts and humanities followed by up to two modules chosen from a variety of subjects. Next, in Stage 2, you'll focus on your creative writing and English literature studies with two compulsory modules. Finally, in Stage 3, you’ll complete your degree with an advanced creative writing module and an advanced literature module.


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

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Student Outcomes

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English Literature and Creative Writing (Q86) at Open University - UCAS