Looking for a degree that will inspire your intellectual curiosity and spark your creativity? Our BA in English with Creative Writing will give you a sound knowledge base in literature, along with the all-important tools you need to become a writer. You'll gain a deeper understanding of literary history and theory, exploring subjects from medieval literature and Shakespeare to modernism, postcolonialism and contemporary writing. Headed by established novelist and educator Patrick Flanery, the creative writing element of the course is designed to help you find your voice, develop your practical skills and techniques, and give you an insight into the process of writing. You'll have the opportunity to grow and flourish as a writer in a safe and supportive environment, whether in prose, poetry or creative non-fiction.
Year 1 Compulsory Creative Writing I English in Practice Narrative Poetry Reading, Theory and Interpretation: approaches to the study of English Literature Choose from Literatures in Time: Texts and Contexts from the Eighth to the Sixteenth Century Shakespeare
Assessment typically includes a combination of coursework (essays, projects, presentations, log books and portfolios) and exams. There are no English exams beyond the first year.
How to apply
You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2021.
If you already have a 2021 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.
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
English language requirements
All applicants to QMUL must show they meet a minimum academic English language standard for admission and to be successful on the course. Please refer to the website below for details on our English Language requirements by course and acceptable alternative qualifications. You will also find important information regarding UKVI's English requirements if you are applying as an international student who will require Tier 4 immigration permission to enter the UK.
Queen Mary University of London: English Language Requirements
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.