Our approach to the English & Creative writing course is innovative, modern and friendly, giving you a comprehensive understanding of English literature as a core basis for your creative work. This new social policy degree programme gives you the opportunity to learn more about the social and economic challenges facing Scottish society and enables you to place these in a broader international and comparative perspective. Why study English and Creative Writing and Social Policy at Strathclyde? We're ranked in joint first place in the Complete University Guide League Tables 2019 for Social Policy. The emphasis is on helping you develop a range of applicable skills to grow your future career, including textual analysis and interpretation. With us, you can study everything from poetry, the novel and drama (stage, screen and radio). In addition, we offer the opportunity to use creative writing skills as part of your approach to literary criticism. The chance to work with award-winning scholars and creative writers. We have a reputation for getting to know students as individuals. We offer a wide range of options, many of them unique in the UK, reflecting our staff interests and expertise. Your Career Our graduates have gone on to success in a very wide range of careers including in publishing, the civil service, management, marketing, journalism, creative writing, administration and teaching. Employers value our graduates’ ability to express themselves well and think critically.
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
How to apply
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
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£16400*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
Additional fee information
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