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Newman University, Birmingham

English and Creative Writing Newman University, Birmingham Degree level: Undergraduate

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TEF Silver

Newman University, Birmingham has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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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.

Course details

Modules

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

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 1Q29
Institution code N36
Campus name Newman University
Campus code N

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
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;
D3-M39-P3; D0-M45-P0

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 course

https://newman.ac.uk/course/english-and-creative-writing-ba-hons/full-time/

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
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

Fees shown are for 2019/20 academic year. The University will review tuition fees and increase fees in line with any inflationary uplift as determined by the UK Government, if permitted by law or government policy, on enrolment and in subsequent years of your course. It is anticipated that such increases would be linked to RPI (the Retail Price Index excluding mortgage interest payments).

Provider information

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Newman University, Birmingham
Genners Lane
Bartley Green
Birmingham
B32 3NT


Clearing contact details

Admissions

01214761181

Fax: 01214761196

Course Clearing information

Additional information

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 details

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The Admissions Registrar

0121 476 1181

Fax: 0121 476 1196