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BA English Literature with Creative Writing
Develop your writing skills alongside the study of literature from past to present.

BA English Literature with Creative Writing / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
BA
Duration
3 years
Typical A-level offer

AAA-AAB plus creative writing portfolio. See 'Application and Selection' for details.

Typical contextual A-level offer (what is this?)

Grades AAB, including English Literature, or English Language & Literature (ie. not English Language alone).                 

You will also be asked to complete a creative writing portfolio. Your portfolio will be read by staff at the Centre for New Writing who will be looking for work that is fresh, imaginative and clear. See 'Application and Selection' for details.

Typical International Baccalaureate offer

Equivalents to A-level grades are as follows:

A*AA: 37 points overall, with 7,6,6 in Higher Level subjects.

AAA:  36 points overall, with 6,6,6 in Higher Level subjects.

AAB:  35 points overall, with 6,6,5 in Higher Level subjects.

ABB:  34 points overall, with 6,5,5 in Higher Level subjects.

NOTE: please check A-Levels for subject requirements.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
15 / 150
How to apply
Apply through UCAS

Course overview

  • Explore more than 1,000 years of literature and culture, from medieval romance to the postcolonial and postmodern.
  • Develop creative writing skills in fiction and poetry through workshops led by some of the most adventurous poets, novelists, and science-fiction writers currently in the UK.
  • Enjoy Manchester Literature Festival and delve into the cultural assets of a UNESCO City of Literature.
  • Explore creative writing (fiction and poetry), English Studies, English Literature, American, Irish and post-colonial literatures, cultural theory and film.
  • Study at a university ranked in the UK top 10 for English language and literature (QS World University Rankings 2018).
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Fees

Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2019 will be £9,250 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £18,500 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

Contact details

Academic department
School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Contact name
Rebekah Shaw
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 3107
Facsimile
+44 (0)161 275 3098
Email
Website
http://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/subjects/english/
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