During the English and Creative Writing (Hons) course at Kingston University, you will examine critical, practical, and theoretical concerns at the forefront of reading and writing literature in a unique interdisciplinary context. You'll develop skills in oral and written communication and establish a strong foundation in the study of literature and language.
Throughout the course, you'll enjoy many extra-curricular activities and opportunities through research group events and lectures, Kingston Language Scheme and the Writers' Centre, Kingston.
The English and creative writing course is designed to foster a range of transferable skills desirable to employers, such as advanced literacy and communication skills, critical thinking, organisational skills, intercultural awareness and the ability to work independently and collaboratively with others in a team. After you graduate you'll have many career opportunities open to you, in a wide range of fields including public relations, publishing, journalism, advocacy and campaigning, copy writing, advertising and marketing, management, the legal professions, administration, business and training.
You can apply until:
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You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.