What will I learn?

BA(Hons) English Literature with Writing (with Foundation Year) gives you the chance to explore English literary culture from the Renaissance to the present day, while developing and enhancing your writing - both creative and professional. Refine your writing skills – focusing on areas such as advertising, marketing and PR, health and social issues, public service broadcasting, journalism and fiction. Learn from published writers and leading researchers in a collaborative and supportive community. Work with experts in the industry to hone your skills through feedback and advice.You’ll study at Frenchay Campus and have plenty of opportunities to enjoy Bristol's vibrant culture, playing your part in a creative exchange between the University and the city.Gain experience with our vibrant cultural partners such as the BBC, Watershed, the Arnolfini and local literary festivals and sharpen your skills writing for UWE Bristol student media. Publications include the Western Eye and Westworld, blogs such as UWE Bristol Lingo, and the English Society's Cellar Door magazine.Your expertise in the written word is needed in every sector. You’ll have a wealth of experience writing for traditional and digital platforms, so you’ll be highly employable. A broad range of careers will be open to you – whether you’re interested in a career in marketing and communications, publishing, broadcasting, heritage or tourism.

Which department am I in?

Arts and Cultural Industries

Study options

Full time including foundation year (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,250.00 (US$ 19,314) per year
Placement Year Fee – £1781

This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

12 September 2022

Venue

Frenchay Campus

Coldharbour Lane,

Bristol,

South Gloucestershire,

BS16 1QY, England

Full Time (5 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,250.00 (US$ 19,314) per year
Placement Year Fee – £1781

This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

12 September 2022

Venue

Frenchay Campus

Coldharbour Lane,

Bristol,

South Gloucestershire,

BS16 1QY, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Associate Degree/ 60 Community College credits with a minimum GPA of 2.7 out of 4. 2 years of university study with a minimum GPA of 2.7 out of 4. Students need to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with 5.5 in each component (or approved equivalent).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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