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English and Creative Writing

The University of Exeter

36 months
20000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This English and Creative Writing degree from The University of Exeter offers an exciting opportunity to study both English Literature and Creative Writing at undergraduate level. Through a balance of independent study and teamwork you will learn to manage your time and workload effectively.


  • In English Literature, you’ll develop your knowledge in subjects ranging from medieval to contemporary literatures. We offer diverse optional modules so you can build a programme reflective of your literary interests.
  • In Creative Writing, our team of prize-winning and best-selling authors will help you develop your writing skills, in response to the new work of a diverse range of cutting-edge contemporary writers.
  • Whether you are interested in fiction, non-fiction, prose, poetry, drama, life-writing or screen writing, Exeter offers you a thriving and supportive writing community.
  • Excellent facilities on campus include our Special Collections relating to world-renowned writers, The Bill Douglas Cinema Museum which is a unique film and popular culture resource and our Digital Humanities Lab. Exeter has also recently been awarded UNESCO City of Literature status.
  • Participate in events involving internationally acclaimed authors, actors and filmmakers.

Your future

An English and Creative Writing degree from The University of Exeter puts you in a great position to succeed in a range of careers. Oral and written communication is at the heart of our programme and you will learn to present your ideas in a variety of formats. You will also develop strong research and analytical skills and the ability to problem solve and make informed decisions. 

With practical modules on offer and opportunity to undertake professional placements, a degree in English will give you plenty of opportunity to develop your professional portfolio which will give you the skills and experience needed to be successful in your chosen career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Beginnings: English Literature before 1800
  • Write after Reading
  • Critical Reflections
  • Imagine This: Prompts for Creative Writing
  • Film Studies
  • The Novel
  • The Poem
  • Rethinking Shakespeare

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A-Level AAA - AAB A in English Literature or English Language and Literature
  • IB 36 - 34 HL6 in English Literature or English Language and Literature
  • BTEC DDD Applicants studying a BTEC Extended Diploma are also required to achieve A in English Literature or English Language and Literature
  • GCSE C or 4 English Language

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Exeter

649 - 1087 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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