BA English Literature with Creative Writing / Overview
Year of entry: 2023
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- Degree awarded
- Bachelor of Arts (BA)
- 3 years
- Typical A-level offer
AAA with A in English Literature or English Language and Literature (i.e. not English Language alone), plus a creative writing portfolio.
- Typical contextual A-level offer
AAB, including A in English Literature, or English Language and Literature (ie. not English Language alone), plus creative writing portfolioFind out more about contextual admissions.
- Refugee/care-experienced offer
Applicants who have been in local authority care for more than three months or have refugee status may be eligible for an offer two grades below the standard requirements.Find out more about contextual admissions.
- Typical International Baccalaureate offer
36 points overall. 6,6,6 in Higher Level subjects to include 6 in English Literature, or English Language & Literature (ie. not English Language alone).
- How to apply
- Apply through UCAS
- Study at a university ranked sixth in the UK for English language and literature (QS World University Rankings 2021).
- Explore the rich literary history and current creative scene of Manchester, recently designated UNESCO City of Literature.
- Study more than 1,000 years of writing in English, engaging with literary and cultural theory, studying texts in their historical contexts, and reflecting on different cultures and traditions.
- 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.
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Fees for entry in 2023 have not yet been set. For entry in 2022 the tuition fees were £9,250 per annum for home students, and are expected to increase slightly for 2023 entry.
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