The English Language and Creative Professional Writing integrated joint degree enables you to develop your own writing talent whilst acquiring a deep understanding of the forms and functions of the English language and the ways in which texts are constructed. The programme offers a supported, stimulating and multicultural environment in which you can create, analyse and interpret different genres and styles of writing and gain understanding of the nuances of meaning implicit in various choices of words, phrases, and grammatical structures.
The Creative Professional Writing and English Language degree will introduce you to key theories, concepts and debates in the field, such as the relationship between author and audience or the influence gender, age, class in communication. Above all, it will enable you to communicate more effectively in writing and to enhance your own creative and critical judgement. You will also 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.