|Study location||United Kingdom, Birmingham|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||3 years|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
A level English Literature or English Language and Literature at grade A.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in any language
At least 1 reference(s) should be provided.
If you love reading and you have a passion for writing, this course is for you. Like all students of English at Birmingham, you will study a range of literature from across all periods, from medieval to the 21st century. As a student of Creative Writing you will also be given a comprehensive introduction to writing poetry, short fiction and drama, as well as exploring the professional aspects of contemporary writing and editing.
You will have the privilege of learning from respected practising writers, published authors and industry professionals. You will receive input in your core teaching from esteemed visiting writers, as well as benefitting from regular guest readings and talks from well-known writers and artists. Recent guests have included novelist David Lodge, poet and writer Jackie Kay, poet Simon Armitage, playwright Simon Stephens and theatre director Greg Doran.
English with Creative Writing graduates from Birmingham benefit from a high rate of employability for the subject, the wide range of posts they have secured includes roles in journalism, law, marketing, publishing and events management.
This specialist programme is aimed at students who have obtained A-level English Literature or the combined Literature and Language A-level and who wish to study Creative Writing as a substantial part of an English Literature degree. Each year you will take 60 credits of English Literature and 60 credits of Creative Writing.
We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.