Creative Writing and English Literature at University of Westminster, London - UCAS

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Course summary

Our Creative Writing and English Literature BA combines the study of literary and non-literary texts in English with the development of your own creative writing skills. The study of texts and their background in the history of ideas informs your progress as a writer, while your experience of writing in a variety of genres (the novel, the short story, poetry and drama) enhances your appreciation of literature. This course will be of particular interest to those who wish to write or develop their reading with the experience that comes from writing literary texts. You’ll gain the knowledge and understanding necessary to begin a career in freelance writing, publishing, theatre, or teaching literature and creative writing. The course will also equip you with the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development. Your work in creative writing will move in tandem with your study in English literature, particularly in Year 3, when you will produce either a single substantial work (novel, play) or a portfolio of shorter work (short fiction, poetry) while studying related literature modules. Our course will enable you to develop a deep understanding of British society and literature’s place within it by investigating the codes and conventions that have emerged in a variety of social and historical contexts, and the ways in which these have guided both literary and non-literary representation. You’ll also be able to relate the study of English literature and your own writing to the broader context of Western history and thought. Our course takes full advantage of our central London location through visits to a variety of venues and areas connected to topics covered on the course.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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Additional entry requirements


A portfolio of creative writing may be required in addition to these academic qualifications.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)66.0 overall with a minimum 5.5 in each component

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £2475 Year 1
England £1540 Year 1
Northern Ireland £1540 Year 1
Scotland £1540 Year 1
Wales £1540 Year 1
Channel Islands £1540 Year 1
International £2475 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Creative Writing and English Literature at University of Westminster, London - UCAS