Literature and Creative Writing (Including Foundation Year) BA (Hons)

University of Essex

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Course info

UCAS CODE QW38
Our BA Literature and Creative Writing (including foundation year), will be suitable for you if your academic qualifications do not yet meet our entrance requirements for the three-year version of this course and you want a programme that increases your subject knowledge as well as improves your academic skills in order to support your academic performance.This four-year course includes a foundation year (Year Zero), followed by a further three years of study. During your Year Zero, you study ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

Creative Writing
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2022 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
48th / 95
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
39th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
30th

Start date and duration

Start date
05-OCT-23
Full Time Including Foundation Year
4 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, 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
£18,000
UK Creative Writing graduate salary
£19,000

Literature in English

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Literature in English graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK Literature in English graduate salary
£18,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, December 2022

Entry requirements
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
59%
History
26%
English Language
24%
Psychology
24%
English Language & Literature
20%

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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Students from Channel Islands
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£17,700 per year
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University of Essex
CUG ranking
39th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
The University of Essex is a progressive modern institution, which delivers an innovative curriculum and a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses. Established in 1964, it is one of the original plate glass universities. In its nearly sixty-year history, it has met and exceeded expectations for success, winning awards for teaching quality and expanding its programme of education to meet the needs of future societies and industries. The university offers a superb student experience and provides many academic and extra-curricular opportunities for its undergraduate population of 13,800 students, who comprise a supportive and inclusive international learning community representing students from all over the world.

Where you'll study

University of Essex

University of Essex Wivenhoe Park Colchester
Essex
CO4 3SQ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Hythe   0.6 miles away

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