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IntroductionWhy study English literature with writing?A degree in English literature with writing is characterised by its emphasis on different forms of writing, from creative and literary to professional writing. Studying this subject also provides practical preparation for a rewarding future in the cultural industries - one of Britains most exciting, diverse and internationally recognised fields.You will build a portfolio of work to evidence your skills and enhance your opportunities for
Why study English literature with writing?
A degree in English literature with writing is characterised by its emphasis on different forms of writing, from creative and literary to professional writing. Studying this subject also provides practical preparation for a rewarding future in the cultural industries - one of Britain's most exciting, diverse and internationally recognised fields.
You will build a portfolio of work to evidence your skills and enhance your opportunities for employment.
Why UWE Bristol?
BA(Hons) English Literature with Writing will hone your writing skills both creative and professional as you study a broad range of literature, from the Renaissance to the 21st century. You'll take dedicated writing modules, where you'll refine your writing skills by focusing on areas such as advertising, marketing and PR, health and society, speechwriting, journalism, and writing for social and online media. Study a wide variety of literary texts, and learn the critical and theoretical approaches to be able to analyse and critique them.
Hear from guest speakers from industry, who'll share their experiences and help you consider different career paths. Build a portfolio of work in different genres, registers, modes and formats, which you can use as evidence of your skills to future employers. Gain valuable experience on the placement module and get an insight into the workplace to help you make informed decisions about your career.
Where can it take me?
You'll graduate with a wealth of experience in writing for traditional and digital platforms. Your expertise in the written word will be needed in every sector, along with your skills in research, problem-solving, team-work, critical thinking, independence and self-motivation. The door will be open to exciting careers in the cultural industries, the media or the arts, working in marketing, editing, publishing or teaching.
Graduates in English literature with writing are highly employable, thanks to their skills for employment and broad knowledge base.
The course builds transferable skills into the modules you study and encourages you to apply them at every opportunity, most notably in the third-year placement module. Former students have gone on to work as marketing executives, content managers for publishers, HR recruitment consultants, and teachers in primary, secondary and further education. Many choose to continue their studies with postgraduate degrees in English and related subjects.
Different course options
There might be a part-time course available for this subject, we are waiting for data from our partner UCAS.
Grade C / 4 or above in English Language or equivalent. Please note the University does not accept Level 2 Key Skills, Functional Skills or Certificates in Adult Numeracy and Literacy as suitable alternatives to GCSEs.
No specific subjects required.
No specific subjects required.
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is a popular institution based in Bristol, one of the UK’s most thriving and creative cities. With campuses spanning the city, it offers the freedom and excitement of living in a big city, but within a supportive campus community.
With a diverse student body of 30,000 students and more than 400 courses covering a wide range of subject areas, there’s something for everyone.
The University was awarded TEF gold status in the latest Government rankings for higher education providers, so you can be confident that you’ll be getting the very best standard of teaching. This is the highest possible rating in the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) 2018.
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