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. As a politics student, you'll look at the work of governments and their policies and study the behaviour of those who govern - and who they are governing - both at home and abroad. You'll also gain knowledge of domestic and international institutions and issues relating to conflict and cooperation. Why study English and Creative Writing and Politics and International Relations at Strathclyde? We're ranked No 1 in the Complete University Guide League Tables 2019 for Communication & Media Studies. 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
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How to apply
This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||University of Strathclyde|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||BBB - ABB||GCSE English Language 6/B or Literature 6/B, GCSE Maths 4/C|
|Scottish Higher||AAAA||Higher English, Maths/Applications of Mathematics National 5 B, or equivalent|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||36 points||Maths SL5|
|Scottish HNC||Pass||HNC Social Sciences: A in Graded Unit; Maths National 5 B, or equivalent|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.