BA (Hons) English Language and Creative Writing

BA (Hons) English Language and Creative Writing

Bachelor degree
36 months
Application deadlines: apply between 25 February and early July
Processing time: 14 days
Application fee: £20
Intakes: September
International tuition: £13,450
Domestic tuition: £9,250

Program overview

In your first year, you’ll explore the building blocks of language. You’ll learn the basics of phonetics, which is the study of speech sounds, grammar and you’ll work on your academic writing skills. In your second year, you’ll continue looking at grammatical structures and phonetics. All other modules are optional. You’ll choose from a range of modules, from vocabulary to language in society. In your third year, you can undertake a Creative Writing project in either poetry or prose. This is the culmination of three years of writing studies. You can choose to do an English Language project as well, where you’ll independently research an area of linguistics of your choice.

Study options

This program can be done
On campus



The normal entry requirements for undergraduate degrees are completion of 12 years of school education and successful completion of a school leaving certificate equivalent to UK 'A' Levels. A Level: BCC; or equivalent GCSE: Grade 4/C in English and 4/D Mathematics; or equivalent All students from non-majority English speaking countries require proof of English language proficiency, equivalent to an overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each band.

Career opportunities

You can work as a linguist, a poet, playwright, or novelist.

Campus location

Hatfield , United Kingdom

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