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BA (Hons) English and Creative Writing

Solent University
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Southampton
English
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38,625 GBP

Program description

BA (Hons) English and Creative Writing

Solent’s English and creative writing degree program provides students with an understanding of how various forms of creative and professional writing are planned, developed and creatively executed, as well as how creative writing theory can be married to creative writing practice.

Admission requirements

This course is for those who would like to use their creative writing skills to work within the media or creative industries. Students have plenty of opportunities to build a portfolio of published work, so this course is a great way for those who are new to creative writing to kick-start their career.

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Program content

Year one

Core units

  • Cultural Fragments: Introduction to Literary Theory
  • Adapting the Novel
  • Making and Reading Poetry
  • Writing with Power: Professional Practice in English
  • Intro to Writing Craft
  • Intro to Screenwriting Craft
  • Writing and Selling the Short Story

Year two

Core units

  • Shakespeare and His Contemporaries: The Early Moderns
  • Playtexts in Context
  • Empire and Industry in 19th-Century Literature
  • Genre and Language
  • Writing: The Industrial and Social Landscape
  • Writing the Novel
  • The Business of Independent Publishing

Year three

Core units

  • Shock Value: Modernism to Post-Modernism
  • Dissertation/Major Project

Options

  • Work Experience: English
  • Representing Gender and Sexuality in Media
  • Freelancing at Solent Creatives
  • Radical Re-Readings
  • On the Road: An Introduction to Travel Narrative
  • Criminal Texts
  • Minority Experiences in American Literature
  • Writing for Young People
  • Speculative Fiction
  • Writing Creative Non-Fiction

Tuition fees

UK, EU and Channel Island full-time fees: £9,250 per year

International full-time fees: £12,875 per year

Scholarships & funding

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About this institute

Solent University

Solent University

Solent University is all about creating opportunities: for its students, for its staff, for its partners. It offers expertise and experiences you couldn’t get anywhere else, opening doors and making introductions. We’re focused on the practical side of higher education...


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Solent University

Solent University
E Park Terrace
SO14 0YN Southhampton
United Kingdom

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