**Summary**: The BA (Hons) English Studies with Creative Writing degree course is an excellent foundation for a career in writing, editing or publishing. As a writer, you develop a strong feeling for language and the linguistic tools available to you. You extend your boundaries and stretch yourself to refine your writing technique. **Course details**: Alongside studying topics such as 18th-century novels, Victorian literature, modernism and contemporary writing, you have the opportunity to practise your creativity in a number of forms, contexts and genres. You’ll gain a solid understanding of textual transformations and creative-critical approaches, and develop personal and professional skills which are greatly valued by employers. **After the course**: Graduates are well prepared to work as editors and writers in publishing houses or freelance writers for the creative industries. Other potential career paths include journalism, media and communication, retail management, arts administration, civil service, education, performing arts and the law. There are excellent opportunities for those wishing to pursue postgraduate studies at Teesside in English, cultural studies and creative writing.