Edge Hill University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Creative Writing and English Literature

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Course summary

This degree enables you to feed your passion for the written word in multiple ways. You can explore the boundaries of your own creativity, live the writer’s life and learn to read as a writer. Studying poetry, fiction and writing for stage, screen and radio, you will develop your own creative writing skills and philosophy of composition while being inspired by literature, from classic to contemporary works. If you have a love of language, a passion for reading and writing, an enthusiasm for discovering influential theoretical and critical approaches to literature and a desire to know more about the impact of literature on societies, this degree is for you. It will explore the ideas that lie behind published literature in all its forms and encourage you as an aspiring author to develop a new appreciation of, and flair for, creative writing.

Course details

Modules

Please visit our website for information on available modules.

Assessment method

Creative Writing modules are assessed by coursework, which includes creative practice, critical practice, essays and reflection on the whole process. Assessment of English Literature modules involves a mixture of coursework and examinations with emphasis placed on work produced in your own time or formally presented in class. Typically, you can expect to be assessed on essays, short analyses, reports and close readings, oral presentations and group work.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
QW38
Institution code:
E42
Campus name:
Ormskirk (Main Campus)
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

International applicants

International students should visit our website for further information: www.edgehill.ac.uk/international

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

As long as you have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent), there is no maximum number of qualifications that we will accept UCAS points from. This includes additional qualifications such as the Welsh Baccalaureate and Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), AS Levels that haven’t been continued to A Level, and General Studies AS or A Level awards. For further information on how you can meet the entry requirements, including details of alternative qualifications, please visit www.edgehill.ac.uk/offers or contact our Course Enquiries Team on 01695 657000 or email [email protected]

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/study/apply/entry-requirements/


Unistats information

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90%
Student satisfaction
65%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
Go onto work and study

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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
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees are subject to Government approval. Visit edgehill.ac.uk/moneymatters for more information.
Creative Writing and English Literature at Edge Hill University - UCAS