English and Creative Writing BA (Hons)

Newman University, Birmingham

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( 4.0) 730 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE 1Q29
The BA (Hons) degree in English and Creative Writing allows you to pursue your passion for reading and interpreting literature while also exploring the art of creative writing practice itself. This holistic approach to literature looks at the literary process from both perspectives, the reader and the writer, enabling you to gain a deep understanding of the dialogue between creative practitioners and their audiences. This is the perfect course for those who want to hone the craft of writing and ... READ MORE

Different course options

Full time | Newman University | 3 Years | SEP-20

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
52nd / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
125th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
60th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-20
Full Time
3 Years

English Studies (Non-Specific)

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

English Studies (Non-Specific) graduate salary at this uni
£15,000
UK English Studies (Non-Specific) graduate salary
£17,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, November 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

English Studies (Non-Specific)

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
English Literature
46%
English Language & Literature
41%
Sociology
28%
Psychology
22%
History
21%

Tuition fees

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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
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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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Students from Wales Students from Wales
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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
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£9,250 per year
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Latest Creative Writing reviews

Creative Writing
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Student Reviewer
17 Oct 16

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How Creative Writing students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 4 reviews

5 star 25%
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3 star 25%
2 star 0%
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Student rating ( 4.0) 730 reviews

5 star 28%
4 star 50%
3 star 19%
2 star 2%
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Newman University, Birmingham
CompUniGuide ranking
125th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.0)
Founded in 1968, Newman University is a community-focused institution based in Bartley Green, Birmingham. It has built strong partnerships with many local businesses, charities and schools, making it an ideal choice for students wishing to gain practical experience during their degree. Newman University offers foundation degrees alongside undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in a tranquil environment overlooking Bartley reservoir, outside Birmingham city centre. The small class sizes mean lecturers have plenty of time for every student, and help to build a friendly, community feel that garners positive reviews from both current and former students. The majority of students are school leavers, though mature students are also well-represented, with a number of degrees offered on both a full-time and part-time basis.

Where you'll study

Newman University, Birmingham

Genners Lane Bartley Green Birmingham
B32 3NT United Kingdom Nearest train station: Northfield  1.4 miles away

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