Creative Writing and English Literature BA (Hons)

York St John University

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( 4.1) 851 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE WQ8H
This course develops skills in critical thinking in relation to a range of texts. Creative writing is beneficial as a mode of engagement and inquiry in relation to literary texts. The two subjects work in dialogue with one another; creative writing’s practice-based focus complementing and supporting English Literature’s critical and analytical approach and vice-versa. English Literature is a rich and vibrant area of study. At YSJU, we are a dynamic, engaged, and research-active team who are... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

Creative Writing
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
123rd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
41st

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-20
Full Time
3 Years

Literature in English

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 - 91 = 9% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
The percentage of students who graduated with a 2:1 degree or better.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

After 6 months
Literature in English graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK Literature in English graduate salary
£17,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, July 2019

Entry requirements
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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
58%
English Language
49%
History
23%
Psychology
23%
Sociology
14%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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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
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£12,750 per year
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Latest English Literature reviews

English Literature
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Nicoletta Peddis
02 Dec 17

Creative Writing and English Literature BA (Hons)

I made the best decision ever at choosing to study English at York St. John's University. The course is exactly what I...
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Elizabeth
25 Oct 17

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How English Literature students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 47 reviews

5 star 41%
4 star 38%
3 star 19%
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Student rating ( 4.1) 851 reviews

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York St John University
CompUniGuide ranking
123rd
Student rating
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( 4.1)
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York St John University is situated on a single campus, across 11 acres of ground and within walking distance to the centre of York. The University has invested £46 million to enhance the facilities on campus since 2011 and now boasts Bioscience laboratories, a multi-purpose sports park, and dedicated newsrooms, editing suites and music production facilities The following schools make up the University: School of Art, Design & Computer Science School of Education School of Health Sciences School of Humanities, Religion & Philosophy School of Languages & Linguistics School of Performance & Media Production School of Psychological & Social Sciences School of Sport York Business School The University works with industry partners across its academic schools to ensure that you’re taught the relevant skills required in the current world of work.

Where you'll study

York St John University

Lord Mayor's Walk
York
YO31 7EX United Kingdom Nearest train station: York  0.4 miles away

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