Creative Writing and English Literature BA (Hons)

University of Greenwich

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UCAS CODE QW38
The degree in creative writing and English literature explores literature, drama, poetry, fiction, visual art and theatre, mostly from 1800 onwards. You will examine the works themselves and the social and historical contexts in which they were written. The creative writing aspects of the course complement this, enabling you to focus on writing fiction, poetry, performance writing, playwriting, screenwriting and journalism.Popular career options for our creative writing and English literature ... READ MORE

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Full time | University of Greenwich (Greenwich Campus) | 3 Years | SEP-23

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Creative Writing
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
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6th / 95
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
83rd
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
34th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-23
Full Time
3 Years

Creative Writing

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 65 = 35% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Creative Writing graduate salary at this uni
£19,000
UK Creative Writing graduate salary
£18,000

Literature in English

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Literature in English graduate salary at this uni
£19,000
UK Literature in English graduate salary
£20,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, December 2022

Entry requirements
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A level
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Literature in English

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
English Literature
63%
English Language & Literature
24%
History
23%
Media Studies
19%
Sociology
17%

Creative Writing

Tuition fees

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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
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£15,100 per year
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EU Fees
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£15,100 per year
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Latest English Literature reviews

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Kyra
29 Jan 20

Creative Writing and English Literature BA (Hons)

My time at Greenwich has been fulfilling thus far - I'm happy with the way classes are taught and the course is run....
SR
Student Reviewer
29 Oct 19

Creative Writing and English Literature BA (Hons)

Really good! Made some good friends, I’m enjoying lots of the work even if it’s a little stressful, and my timetable is...

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University of Greenwich
CUG ranking
83rd
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The University of Greenwich is driven by a founding ethos of ‘no limits’. Our fundamental vision is to empower everyone to explore new possibilities, unbound by conventional wisdom and artificial boundaries. Through this approach, they aim to inspire new ways of communicating, connecting and expressing our personal and collective identities. Since 1890, they have provided a springboard for a global network of over 250,000 undergraduates, postgraduates, tutors, researchers, alumni and partners. The University support individuals and communities to realise and share their potential within business and society. University founding spirit challenges to rewrite accepted wisdom, go the extra mile, and empower others to do the same.

Where you'll study

University of Greenwich

Old Royal Naval College King William Walk London
Greenwich
SE10 9LS United Kingdom Nearest tube station: Cutty Sark for Maritime Greenwich  0.2 miles away Nearest train station: Maze Hill  0.2 miles away

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