Newman University, Birmingham has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
The new BA (Hons) degree in English and Creative Writing allows you to pursue your passion for reading and interpreting literature while also exploring the art of creative writing practice itself.
This holistic approach to literature looks at the literary process from both perspectives, the reader and the writer, enabling you to gain a deep understanding of the dialogue between creative practitioners and their audiences. This is the perfect course for those who want to hone the craft of writing and produce their own work, while also developing the skills of interpretation peculiar to the art of the literary critic.
Assessment is largely through coursework and takes a variety of forms, including presentations, journals and essays. There are some timed activities and short exams. Coursework assignments allow you to focus on areas that are of particular interest to you.
How 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||Newman University|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||96 points||You must achieve at least 96 UCAS points including a minimum of CC at A Level or equivalent (e.g. MM at BTEC Diploma or MPP at BTEC Extended Diploma) towards the total tariff.|
|Access to HE Diploma||
Students can achieve the requirements with a combination of Distinction, Merit and Pass grades at level 3 achieved from a completed Access course.96 UCAS Points:
D21-M3-P21; D18-M9-P18; D15-M15-P15;
D12-M21-P12; D9-M27-P9; D6-M33-P6;
On enrolment this degree requires 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (or C) or above (or recognised equivalents). A Level (or equivalent)
in a humanities/social sciences related subject and grade 5 (or C) in GCSE English are required.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this coursehttps://newman.ac.uk/course/english-and-creative-writing-ba-hons/full-time/
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Clearing contact details
We will be on the phones and online from 7am-5:30pm Thursday 16th August, 8:30am-5:30pm Friday 17th August 8.30am-1.00pm Saturday 18th August and back again at 8:30am Monday 20th August all through the week between 8:30am-5:30pm. Out of office hours - 24 hour answerphone
Course contact detailsVisit our course page
The Admissions Registrar
0121 476 1181
Fax: 0121 476 1196