University of Greenwich

Degree level: Undergraduate

English Literature with Creative Writing

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Course summary

Our English Literature with Creative Writing degree hones your skills in literary analysis while helping you to develop your own creative voice. This English Literature with Creative Writing BA allows you to combine the two disciplines on a major/minor basis. In English Literature classes we cover fiction, poetry, drama and film with an emphasis on the period since 1800. In Creative Writing modules you'll be given the chance to produce your own work in these same genres. Over your time with us you'll be able to develop and explore your own areas of interest. You will also have the opportunity to undertake a work placement or dissertation. Popular career options for graduates of this course include professional writing, research, teaching, journalism, publishing and arts administration. What you should know about this course

  • Gain a solid grounding in literary history and explore specialist areas such as American fiction, Shakespeare, literary theory, transnational literature and the gothic
  • Enhance your appreciation of literature through the experience of writing in different genres (the novel, the short story, poetry and drama)
  • Consider literature in relation to social and historical context, advances in technology and changes in the cultural marketplace
  • Develop your own voice as a writer, working with specialist guidance from published authors and successful practitioners
  • Gain advanced transferable skills centring on comprehension, creativity, analysis and communication that will enhance your value in a wide range of graduate occupations

Course details

Modules

All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.

Assessment method

On this course, students are assessed by take-home exams, coursework and practice assessments on campus where required. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.


How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We also accept UCAS points from alternative Level 3 qualifications including: BTEC Nationals, the International Baccalaureate and Scottish and Irish Highers.


English language requirements

For more information about our English Language Requirements, please click on the following link.

https://www.gre.ac.uk/international/help-and-support/courses


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £15100 Year 1
International £15100 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees were set for the 2022/23 intake. Therefore, this may change for the 2023/24 academic year. Please follow this link for more information https://www.gre.ac.uk/finance
English Literature with Creative Writing at University of Greenwich - UCAS