English Literature with Creative Writing at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

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Course summary

If you love books and dream of writing your own, our English Literature with Creative Writing BA(Hons) course is for you. You’ll get to read (and discuss) some of the greatest works ever written, while discovering your own voice and developing your talent as a writer. Studying English Literature gives you the chance to read and enjoy some of the world’s best writing. You’ll learn to navigate digital resources and how to pitch your ideas using the latest media. The skills you’ll hone include critical thinking, researching, creative problem-solving, and communicating and arguing persuasively. As you sharpen your ideas and fine-tune your writing, you’ll prepare yourself for a potentially exciting career ahead. Why Study English Literature with Creative Writing BA(Hons) at University of Huddersfield? Your creative writing tutors are all published authors of critically acclaimed books, with expertise in short fiction, non-fiction, poetry, novels, and script writing. On this course, you’ll head out on a relevant work placement, and you’ll choose from a range of modules, as well as diverse forms of coursework assessment (but no exams). You’ll go on exciting field trips; past field trips include The Bronte Parsonage and Shakespeare's Globe in London. You can also get involved at the Huddersfield Literature Festival or establish yourself as a professional writer through our in-house publisher, Grist Books’ Grist Creative Writing Project. Professional Bodies At Huddersfield, you’ll study the Global Professional Award alongside your degree† so that you can gain valuable qualities and experiences that could help you to get the career you want, no matter what your field of study is. †full-time, undergraduate first degrees with a minimum duration of three years. This does not include postgraduate, foundation, top-up, accelerated or apprenticeship degrees. Why Huddersfield? Huddersfield’s vibrant and friendly campus is a great place from which to study, while the town itself offers lots to see and do, with good transport links in and around the area.


Year 1 modules include: • Critical Thinking • Introduction to Creative Writing • Introduction to English Literature • Contemporary Writing. To see the full range of modules and descriptions, visit our website. A link to this course can be found at the bottom of the page in the ‘Course contact details’ section.

Assessment method

You’ll develop your learning through lectures and seminars on authors and genres. You’ll also take part in workshops to, for example, discover how to write better essays, produce a digital artefact, or design a research project. Assessment is via a combination of essays, presentations, research projects, and podcasts. Your module specification/course handbook provides full assessment criteria details.

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

​Applications from international students will be considered on an individual basis, and with advice from the University's International Office. Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.

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English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.5 overall with no element lower than 6.0, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.


Student Outcomes

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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
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £16500 Year 1
International £16500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance - http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/ If you are an EU or international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/fees-and-funding/ Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

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English Literature with Creative Writing at University of Huddersfield - UCAS