This degree course will enable you to develop a personal creative practice as a writer, offering imaginative approaches to many areas of writing and critical insights into literary. Alongside established forms of creative writing, such as the short story, the novel and poetry, other modules include journalism, screenwriting and publishing that connect your writing skills with a range of vocational possibilities. Taught by research experts and published writers, this course will equip you with a solid grounding in the critical and practical skills you need to build a writing career. During your time with us, you will become adept at conducting research. In modules that touch on such topics as the history of film and documentary, literary theory, and news media, you will also develop skills related to editing, blogging, and publishing. As such, you will hone the skills needed within the creative industries, building your expertise and experience so that you can make a living as a professional writer. ‘Placement Year’ and 'International Experience Year’ options are available for this course. You will have the opportunity to fully consider these options when you have started your course at Bangor and can make an application for a transfer onto such a pathway at the appropriate time. You can find more information about these options on our website and if you have any questions, please get in touch. If you don’t have the required qualifications for this degree-level course or are looking to re-enter education after time away from study, then a Foundation Year Programme might be the right choice for you. Please see English Language and English Literature (with Foundation Year) QQCF.
For details of the modular structure, please see the course description on Bangor University's website.
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.
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
We allow you flexibility in meeting our entry requirements and accept a broad range of qualifications. We are happy to accept combinations of the qualifications listed above, as well as alternative Level 3 qualifications such as City & Guilds, Access and Cambridge Technical Diplomas. If you cannot find the qualifications that you are studying (or have completed) listed above, please contact us for advice: [email protected] We also welcome applications from mature learners. If you don't think you'll meet the entry requirements specified, you may be able to gain entry to this course via a Foundation Year route. Please see: English Language and English Literature with Foundation Year (QQCF). International Candidates: school leaving qualifications that are equivalent to A levels/Level 3 and/or college diplomas are accepted from countries worldwide (subject to minimum English Language requirements), details at: www.bangor.ac.uk/international/applying/entryrequirements
English language requirements
For the most up-to-date information on acceptable English Language proficiency qualifications, please visit our webpage below.
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9000||Year 1|