Coventry University

English and Creative Writing Coventry University Degree level: Undergraduate

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Passion for language and creative writing can lead to exciting careers in publishing, advertising, teaching, journalism and more.
Sharpen your writing skills, free your imagination, let your creative juices flow and be inspired in the company of poets, playwrights, publishers, screenwriters and novelists.

The English and Creative Writing BA (Hons) course is for students who wish to study creative writing alongside English literature and language, which provides them with an option to embark on a career as a professional writer, or to go into more traditional careers linked to English studies such as marketing, publishing or teaching.

The course combines stylistics, language and literary theory with creative practice, combining both critical and creative thinking.

The creative part of the course includes poetry and descriptive prose in the first year, exploring the use of figurative language in the form of poetry and travel writing. In the second year, you will have the opportunity to explore short fiction for both adults and children, and in the final year you will have the opportunity to explore script writing for film, stage and radio.

Year One

The creative part of the course includes poetry and descriptive prose in the first year, exploring the use of figurative language in the form of poetry and travel writing.

Year Two

In the second year, you will have the opportunity to explore short fiction for both adults and children.

Optional Placement Year

After your second year, you have an opportunity to take a sandwich year, studying abroad or on professional placement.

Final Year

In the final year you will have the opportunity to explore script writing for film, stage and radio.

Course details

Modules

For details about individual modules please visit the course page on our website.


How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2019.

If you already have a 2019 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.

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code QW38
Institution code C85
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
A level BBC Applicants without A2 English require GCSE English Language or Literature at grade 6 / B.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM
Access to HE Diploma The Access to HE Diploma to include 30 Level 3 credits at Merit. Plus GCSE English Language at grade 6 / B.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 5 GCSEs at grade C or above including English Language.

Coventry University recognise the new grade 4 as equivalent to grade C.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 29 points


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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Coventry University
Priory Street
Coventry
CV1 5FB


Clearing contact details

Recruitment and Admissions

02476 791791

Course Clearing information

Additional information

Thursday 15th and Friday 16th August - 07:00 - 19:00 Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th August - 10:00 - 16:00 Monday 19th August onwards - 8:30 - 17:00


Course contact details

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UK Admissions Office

European and International Admissions Office

+44 024 7765 2152