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BA (Hons) Creative and Professional Writing and English with Foundation Year

The Creative and Professional Writing and English integrated joint provides an opportunity for you to develop your own talent for writing, alongside a disciplined engagement with English literature and language.

The Foundation year prepares students for university level study. Successful completion of our Foundation course permits access to any of our Humanities or Media BA (Hons) degree courses, which include English, English Language, Creative Writing, Linguistics, Media, Philosophy and Religious Studies — many of which can be taken singly as specialist degrees or together as ‘joint’ degree routes. The Foundation year begins with modules aimed at providing transferable study skills and then, in the second semester, gives students the opportunity to study more specialist modules, with a focus on various aspects of Humanities and Media.

The degree programme offers a supported, stimulating and multicultural environment in which you can create, analyse and interpret different forms and styles of writing. The study of Creative and Professional Writing with English will help students to communicate more effectively in writing, and enable them to enhance their own creative and critical judgement. You will develop a range of subject specific and transferable skills, including higher order conceptual and communication skills, enterprise, digital literacy and IT awareness, all of which are of immense value in graduate employment.

In the 2015 National Student Survey this course achieved 100% student satisfaction rate!