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English and Creative Writing (Honours), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Leeds, United Kingdom
Combine your passions. At this English and Creative Writing (Honours) programme from Leeds Trinity University, you’ll study literary texts while developing your own creative writing skills.
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Overview

At this English and Creative Writing (Honours) programme from Leeds Trinity University, you’ll learn how to communicate and create for both professional purposes and pleasure, working with award-winning – published writers and subject specialists. 

You’ll take part in creative writing workshops, learning how to give and receive constructive criticism about writing. And you’ll be introduced to speech-writing and the power of words, as well as learning how to write your own life story and the stories of others.

At the same time, you’ll develop your knowledge of writing in English as you read, discuss and respond creatively to a range of great literary texts. We’ll teach you how to read and analyse poetry and short stories, as well as how to compare past and modern texts in the same genres.

You’ll complete two professional work placements, experiencing the types of careers that your degree could lead to. You’ll have the opportunity to work with an experienced writer on a final-year writing project and, beyond the curriculum, you’ll be part of Leeds Trinity’s acclaimed writing culture, taking part in events like our annual Writers’ Festival and monthly open mic nights.

Career

You'll be well-prepared for a career in professional writing, playwriting, teaching, journalism, publishing, copywriting, marketing, PR, and communications.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Programme Level Assessment
  • Beasts, Buttresses and Battlements: Medieval Literature
  • Staging Identity: Researching Plays about Self and Society
  • Reading Literature: Prose and Poetry
  • Finding and Freeing Your Voices: Creative Writing 
  • Writing, Performance and Persuasion
  • Vampires and Detectives: Reading Popular Genres

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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.

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General Requirements

  • Typically, our entry offer for this degree course is 104 UCAS tariff points.
  • Other requirements: For the old GCSE system we require grade C or above and for the new GCSE grading system we will accept grade 4 or higher in English Language.​ ​In addition, applicants usually have an A Level (or equivalent) in an English-related subject but this is not essential.​
  • We welcome students with a wide range of qualifications such as A Levels, BTECs and accredited Access courses. We treat every application on its own merits; we value highly the experience you illustrate in your personal statement.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Leeds

  • 637 - 1110 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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