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The award
BA (Hons)

How long you will study
3 - 4 years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 14750 per year

All study options

About English at City, University of London

Who is it for?

The course is designed for students who recognise that, as well as studying literature, the overarching skills and analytical practices that they master can be applied to texts of all kinds, including their own creative writing (fiction and non-fiction), sustained by an ethos that the literary form is contemporary and very much alive and evolving, especially so in the digital environment.

The course encourages students to: read widely, including literature related to and written about London; analyse and produce narratives in various forms, including in different media; and experience different forms of creative writing in performance.

Objectives

This programme builds on our significant international reputation in creative writing, journalism and publishing. Core modules introduce and analyse literature in a range of forms, including in different media; and actively explore both creative writing and performance. Through varied learning and assessments, which include portfolios, showcases, projects and traditional essays, students engage with current debates in literary scholarship while also developing applied skills in the use of English in creative, professional and digital contexts.

In a stimulating, supportive department, our expert staff will encourage you to:

Read widely, including literature related to and written about London.

Analyse and produce narratives in various forms, including in different media.

Experience different forms of creative writing in performance.

Explore interdisciplinary knowledge and skills that are vital to success in the global cultural economy.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBA (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 - 4 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9250 per yearInternational course feesGBP 14750 per year

Entry requirements

IELTS: 7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.

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