• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

During this (Hons) English Literature with Creative Writing programme at Swansea University, you will explore a range of styles and genres, as well as studying the history, traditions and theory of English Literature.

You will be taught by experienced writers whose works have been widely published, broadcast and performed, as well as academic staff internationally recognized for their research.

You can also spend a semester studying in the USA, Canada, China, Hong Kong or Singapore

You can tailor your degree to your own interests, learning how to write novels, write for the stage, screen and broadcast, write short stories and non-fiction, write poetry, writing as a career and exploring styles and genres.

The English with Creative Writing course also allows you to explore a variety of English Literature topics including gothic and genre fiction, gender and culture, renaissance literature, national and global literatures, and contemporary writing.

Teaching is through creative writing workshops and you will have the chance to pursue a personal project in an area that especially interests you.

Career

Students on this course typically develop excellent oral and writing skills and you will learn to present your ideas in a range of formats, along with strong research, analytical and problem-solving skills.

The graduates enter careers in a wide range of sectors including:

  • Education
  • Journalism
  • Media and public relations
  • Project administration
  • Public services

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      • 4 Year Full Time With a Year Abroad
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Monsters, Theories, Transformations
  • Creative Writing: Fiction Genres
  • Creative Writing: Styles of Fiction
  • The Stage Play World
  • English Essentials
  • Language Teaching Methodology
  • The Sounds of English

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate - applicants will be able to meet our requirements from three A-levels or two A-levels and the Skills Challenge Certificate.
  • Extended Project Qualification - applicants predicted grade B or above in EPQ will receive an offer with a one-grade reduction.  e.g., an offer of AAB would become ABB plus EPQ B.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14950 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Swansea

  • 727 - 1380 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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