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English Literature and Creative Writing (Q86) Open University Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: The Open University

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Course summary

This degree offers a stimulating and wide-ranging introduction to English literature and creative writing. You’ll have the opportunity to study and interpret literature from different historical periods and diverse cultural settings – including translations – and to develop your writing skills in several genres including fiction; poetry; life writing; and scriptwriting for film, radio and stage.

Key features of the course

  • Learn how to analyse a wide range of texts including fiction, poetry and drama.

  • Develop and reflect on your own writing and editorial practice in several genres

  • Learn the skills of complex argument and critical commentary, which are highly valued in the workplace

  • Introduces the world of publishing and the requirements of professional presentation

  • Registration is expected to open in March 2020 for courses starting from October 2020.

Course details

Modules

This degree has three stages, each comprising 120 credits.
You’ll start Stage 1 with a broad introduction to the arts and humanities followed by up to two modules chosen from a variety of subjects.
Next, in Stage 2, you'll focus on your creative writing and English literature studies with two compulsory modules.
Finally, in Stage 3, you’ll complete your degree with an advanced creative writing module and an advanced literature module.


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

There are no qualification requirements for this course.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £18,072 Whole course
Northern Ireland £6,048 Whole course
Scotland £6,048 Whole course
Wales £6,048 Whole course

Additional fee information

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Milton Keynes
MK7 6BJ


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