United Kingdom

Bangor University

201–250 th
Arts & humanities 2018
301–350 th
World University Rankings 2018
Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 2DG, United Kingdom

Bangor University

English Literature with Creative Writing

This exciting course develops connections between the critical study of English Literature and the creative practice of writing in a variety of forms. For the first 3 years of this course you follow the English Literature with Creative Writing BA (Hons). In the fourth year, you will receive training in research methods and write an individually supervised dissertation on a topic of your own choice, either in literature or as an extended piece of creative writing and commentary. You will also choose two modules from a list of Masters-level options. Why choose Bangor University for this course? In addition to the benefits listed on the page for BA English Literature: Bangor has been ranked 1st in the UK for English Studies in the 2016 National Student Survey. You will be taught by well-known writers, widely published in a variety of forms. Staff are active in editing and publishing as well as in writing their own work. This gives you valuable insights into how editing decisions are made and what editors are looking for. The Journal of Screen-writing is currently edited within the School. Bangor regularly hosts a wide range of visiting writers from all over the world who come to give readings of their work and talk to students. You will be part of a vibrant literary scene in the university that also includes postgraduate students. Undergraduate writers are fully supported in student-led publishing and performance projects. Many of our PhD students have gone on to be published and win awards. On most Creative Writing modules you will be taught in small seminar groups or through individual supervision.

  • Qualification
    Master of Arts - MArts (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Bangor