English Literature and Creative Writing BA (Hons)

Liverpool John Moores University

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( 3.9) 1190 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE WQ83
The BA (Hons) English Literature and Creative Writing at Liverpool John Moores University is designed to develop your writing skills with professional guidance and peer support from practicing writers, publishers and agents. - Professional guidance and peer review to help you develop your work to publishable standard - Regular literary events, readings, screenings and open mic nights to showcase your work - Three-day residential writers retreat at a country house in rural Wales - Our acclaimed... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

Creative Writing
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
105th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
59th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
36th

Start date and duration

Start date
21-SEP-20
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 - 90 = 10% 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
Creative Writing graduate salary at this uni
£17,000
UK Creative Writing graduate salary
£16,000

English Studies (Non-Specific)

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

After 6 months
English Studies (Non-Specific) graduate salary at this uni
£17,000
UK English Studies (Non-Specific) graduate salary
£16,000

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

Entry requirements
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

English Studies (Non-Specific)

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
English Literature
54%
English Language & Literature
37%
English Language
30%
History
27%
Psychology
19%

Creative Writing

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
Other UK 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
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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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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£14,450 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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Latest English Literature reviews

English Literature
SR
Student Reviewer
18 Feb 14

English Literature BA (Hons)

Lots of opportunities to join clubs/societies Great library Printing too...
SR
Student Reviewer
18 Feb 14

English Literature BA (Hons)

I love John Moores uni. Spending time with my friends is so important. I love my course. Moving away from home is the...

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How English Literature students rated:

Student rating ( 3.9) 7 reviews

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4 star 29%
3 star 42%
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Student rating ( 3.9) 1,190 reviews

5 star 21%
4 star 55%
3 star 21%
2 star 2%
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Liverpool John Moores University
CompUniGuide ranking
59th
Student rating
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( 3.9)
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With a heritage that stretches back to 1823, Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is now one of the largest and most well-established universities in the UK. Their research is influencing policymakers, improving people’s lives and finding solutions to the problems of the 21st century. They’re known for their friendly and supportive staff and students who come from across the UK and from over 100 countries around the world. The city of Liverpool has always welcomed the world to its shores, creating a melting pot of people and cultures all sharing a sense of pride in its rich history and unique sense of identity The University was awarded silver in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework. Liverpool John Moores University students on Whatuni say: “Fun and engaging - relevant and interesting to the field I intend to work in.

Where you'll study

Liverpool John Moores University

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Exchange Station Tithebarn Street
Liverpool
L2 2QP United Kingdom Nearest train station: Liverpool Central  0.2 miles away

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