3 good reasons to study English and Creative Writing at Salford: •Learn from award winning professional writers who are experts in their field. •Participate in masterclasses with writers, literary agents, publishers, commissioners, directors. •Take part in competitions such as the BBC Future Talent Award. The written word enters every part of our lives, from novels to text messages. Worldwide, multi-billion pound industries depend upon new voices and fresh perspectives to form the books and films of tomorrow. Creative writers need to be skilled in the art of imaginative expression, but they also need to understand how literature works and to learn from what has been done before. This course teaches professional presentation, editing, research, genre specific techniques and the analytical tools needed for literary study while encouraging you to explore social and cultural issues. We have strong links with industry professionals and a history of student success in publishing their work.