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Bachelor of English Language and Creative Writing (Hons)
Bachelor of English Language and Creative Writing  (Hons)

Bachelor of English Language and Creative Writing (Hons)

  • ID:UH440064
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£13,450.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£11,385.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£13,450.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£11,385.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
Estimated Total/program:
£75,405.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

English requirements

  • GCSE: Grade 4/C in English and 4/D Mathematicse.
  • IGCSE English at grade C or above.
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each band.
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) 58 (with no less than 42 in any band).
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) 79 with band scores of reading 18, writing 17, listening 17, speaking 20.

Course Information

Do you have a story to tell, or have you always wanted to be a writer? Perhaps you want to learn how to be a critical reader or gain a greater understanding of the craft or writing? Through the BA English Language and Creative Writing, you’ll gain a better understanding about the English Language, as well as the process of writing so that you can find your voice, whether as linguist, a poet, playwright, or novelist.

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Degree programmes are structured into levels, 4, 5 and 6.  These correspond to your first, second and third/final year of study.  Below you can see what modules you’ll be studying in each.

Level 4

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Becoming a Writer, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Communication, Interaction, Context, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Genre Fiction: Building Worlds, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Writing for the screen, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Identity and Contemporary Writing, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Investigating Language, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Introduction to English Linguistics 1, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Introduction to English Linguistics 2, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Language and Mind, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Language in the Media, 15 Credits, Optional

Level 5

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • English Grammar, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Sounds of English, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Graduate Skills, 0 Credits, Compulsory
  • Learning and Teaching Language 2, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Language and Species, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Language in Society, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Forensic Linguistics, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Language Competencies in Career Development, 15 Credits, Optional
  • History of the English Language, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Research Methods in English Language & Communication, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Writing for the Stage, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Language and Imagination: The Art of the Poem, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Writing for the Screen, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Learning and Teaching Language 1, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Literature at Work, 15 Credits, Optional

Level 6

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Tell It Slant: Writing and Reality, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Year Abroad, 0 Credits, Compulsory
  • Short Story Workshop, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Child Language & Communication, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Clinical Linguistics, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Language & Communication Project, 30 Credits, Optional
  • Language Processing, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Language & Communication Short Project, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Communication and Cultures, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Meaning and Context, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Chunky Language: Investigating Formulaic Sequences, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Gender in Language and Communication, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Global Englishes, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Creative Writing Project Poetry, 30 Credits, Optional
  • Creative Writing Project Prose, 30 Credits, Optional
  • Creative Writing Project Script, 30 Credits, Optional
  • Corpus-based Studies in English Language, 15 Credits, Optional
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Employability is central to everything we do. Over the years many of our graduates have gone into teaching or speech and language therapy, as well as translation, publishing, journalism, marketing, law and business. This particular course enables you to take steps to becoming a published author.
  • The analytical and intellectual transferable skills you’ve gained, including a critical approach to language use and communication, are valued by employers from a wide range of industries.
  • For those interested in teaching, all Humanities graduates are guaranteed an interview with the School of Education.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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