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English Literature with Creative Writing with a Foundation Year (Hons)

Swansea University

48 months
Duration
15850 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

On the English Literature with Creative Writing with a Foundation Year (Hons) programme from Swansea University you will learn a range of writing skills to equip you for a career as a writer, including novels, plays, poetry, film scripts, and non-fiction.

Overview

During your foundation year, you will explore what it means to be human – studying a range of humanities and social science topics to introduce you to university-level study.

You will start the degree course in your second year, when 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 Literature with Creative Writing with a Foundation Year (Hons) programme from Swansea University 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.

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

You will also have an academic mentor for any pastoral and academic support you may need, and the English Student Society at Swansea organises a range of literary, social and cultural events.

Career

Students on this English Literature with Creative Writing with a Foundation Year (Hons) programme from Swansea University 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.

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

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Our standard entry requirement is CDD-DDD at A-level or equivalent.We require a minimum of 5 passes at Grade A*-C, including Welsh/English Language. Entry requirements are flexible and all offers are made following a review of the application form, predicted/achieved grades and subjects, the reference and personal statement. The course is also a widening access programme and developed to support those who may not have been able to otherwise gain access to HE.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15850 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Swansea

727 - 1379 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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