Creative & Professional Writing and English Literature
University of Roehampton
Key Course Facts
This engaging BA English Literature degree is for people with a passion for literature. It will allow you to study both modern writing and classic texts. It spans topics as varied as children’s literature, crime fiction, Shakespeare, film, stand-up comedy and Victorian novels.
You will be taught by world-class researchers. Our department was recently ranked 15th in the country on the strength of our research output. Additional lectures and masterclasses have also been given by renowned authors including Dame Jacqueline Wilson and Kazuo Ishiguro.
Taught by published, working writers (including acclaimed poets, novelists, journalists and screenwriters), our BA Creative Writing degree introduces writing practice to you in four main forms: fiction, nonfiction, poetry and screenwriting.
As you explore the technical craft and process of writing on this BA in Creative Writing, you'll develop your skills as a writer, as well as other key abilities such as research and critical analysis.
What You Will Learn
Programme content: As a student of Creative & Professional Writing and English Literature, BA (Hons) you will study the following course modules.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Minimum Required UCAS Tariff
Grade C at A-level, or an equivalent qualification, in an English or Humanities subject.
Humanities subject required
Please see https://www.roehampton.ac.uk/applying/undergraduate-entry-requirements/
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||with a minimum of 5.5 in each band|
|TOEFL (iBT)||80||with the following minimum scores: Reading: 18 Writing: 17 Listening: 17 Speaking: 20|
|PTE Academic||51||with no less than 51 in any band|
|Cambridge English Advanced||grade C in tests prior to 2015 with no less than 'weak' in any band|
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Creative & Professional Writing and English Literature, BA (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
Tuition Fees Creative & Professional Writing and English Literature BA (Hons)
|Channel Islands||£9250||year 1|
|England UK||£9250||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||year 1|
Additional fee information
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
How to apply
January 1, 2024
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Possible Entry Points:
- year 1 (Default entry point)
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About University of Roehampton
The University of Roehampton is a government funded university in the London Borough of Wandsworth. The university began its existence as a women’s teacher training college, and only much later in 2004 became an officially recognised university. Roehampton is made up of four distinct colleges: Digby Stuart College, Froebel College, Southlands College and Whitelands College.
Student composition of University of Roehampton
Students by level of study Academic year 2020/21 - Full-time equivalent student enrollments published by Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) on 10 February 2022