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BA (Hons)

English Language & Creative Writing

3 Years
September 2023
Campus Taught
Foundation entry

On our English Language and Creative Writing course you’ll develop the skills and techniques you need to write in a whole range of genres. You’ll also study the history, use and application of English.

Why study with us

  • Creative Writing ranks 1st in the UK with 100% overall student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2022)
  • Creative Writing at the University of Central Lancashire is ranked 2nd in the North West and top 10 nationally for graduate prospects (Complete University Guide 2022)
  • Our unique English Language Skills Initiative for Employability (ELSIE) programme gives you opportunities to gain vital work experience in public relations, client publications, copywriting and other areas.

What you'll do

  • Hear from guest speakers and guest expert insights into success in the writing profession and other related careers.
  • Choose from a wide range of modules across different areas of language and linguistics.
  • Interested in a teaching career? We have great links with schools across the region.

Module overview

Course delivery

This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.


Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

Join us on campus

Book a place at our Undergraduate Open Day on Saturday 17 June. Here you'll be able to explore our campus and facilities, meet academic staff & chat to students.

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Future careers

Recent English Language and Creative Writing graduates have gained success in the worlds of publishing, writing, travel and tourism, advertising, journalism and the media. Others have pursued careers in management, commerce and public service.

Fees and funding

Full-time£9250 per year
Part-time£1540 per 20 credits
Full-time£14250 per year
Full-time£9,250 per year
Sandwich year£1,385 for the sandwich year
Part-time£1,540 per 20 credits
Full-time£14,900 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

Select your country and see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.


This course is based in the School of Humanities, Language & Global Studies located in the Faculty of Culture and Creative Industries

For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information

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