• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
English and Creative Writing (Hons) from De Montfort University explores the history, structures, uses and contexts of English as a world language and the history of English Literature, while Creative Writing modules provide students with a firm technical foundation in writing craft.

About

The English and Creative Writing (Hons) programme from De Montfort University combines study of English Literature, English Language and Creative Writing. 

This includes exploring the history, structures, uses and context of English as a world language and the history of English Literature from the medieval era to the 21st century, while Creative Writing modules provide students with a firm technical foundation in craft and equip students to write for a range of media including print and digital forms, drawing on the English Subject Team’s expertise in digital humanities.

Study English and Creative Writing at DMU and join a lively and welcoming academic community. Get involved in the student-led English Literature, English Language and Creative Writing Societies, go on theatre trips in the UK or travel abroad with #DMUglobal as part of your course. The graduates go into a wide range of professions including media, translation, freelance writing, marketing, publishing, teaching, public relations and the civil service.

Graduate careers

English and Creative Writing graduates are eminently employable because of their highly developed communication and reasoning skills and their ability to work independently and as part of a group. We develop our students’ information analysis and presentation skills to produce extremely articulate, adaptable, professional communicators who can operate with ease in any setting and with any group of people.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Drama: Shakespeare
  • Evolving Language
  • Exploring Creative Writing
  • Writing Identity
  • Exploration and Innovation: 14th Century to 18th Century Literature
  • 20th and 21st Century Literature
  • Ways of Reading
  • Screen and Literary Adaptations of the Classics
  • Romantic and Victorian Literature

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.

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Academic Requirements

  • 112 points from at least 2 A'levels and including grade C or above in English Language or Literature
  • BTEC Extended Diploma DDM and a grade C or above in A level English Language or Literature
  • International Baccalaureate: 26+ Points
  • GCSEs - Five GCSEs grades A* - C  (9-4) including English Language or Literature at grade C/4 or above.
  • Access - Pass QAA Accredited AHE Diploma with at least 15 credits in Creative Writing, English Language or Literature at grade Merit and GCSE English (Language or Literature) at grade C or equivalent.
  • We also accept the BTEC First Diploma plus two GCSEs including English at grade C/4 or above (if required as part of our standard requirement).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    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 Leicester

  • 751 - 1430 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.

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.

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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.

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