This exciting course combines the study of English language and creative writing, enabling you to discover more about the nature, acquisition, origins and use of the language alongside the opportunity for you to be inspired to break new ground as a writer. You will embark on a modern and innovative curriculum in which you are tasked with exploring the intricate synergies between the structure of language and the written word. You will emerge as a confident specialist both in terms of presenting your work to a professional standard and in the workings of language, with a particular focus on English. This course provides a link between the rigorous study of the humanities and a serious engagement with the creative process, enabling you as the student to become an expert in the emerging dynamic synergies between these disciplines. More than ever before, the Creative Industries are looking for practitioners who can go beyond their specialism to engage with stakeholders beyond the Arts. Similarly, employers value highly graduates who can demonstrate serious engagement with rigorous academic study in the humanities, and English and Creative Writing at Salford encompasses the best of both worlds in a dynamic and ever-changing job market.