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English with Creative Writing, BA (Hons)

Goldsmiths, University of London, United Kingdom

 
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Subject ranking

English Language and Literature
UK / QS
21st
English Language and Literature
UK / Guardian
21st
Arts & humanities
UK / Times
26th

Costs

Course feesS$31.3K / year
Entertainment, books
food & rent
S$24.6K / year
Beer S$10
MacDonalds S$13
Cinema S$20
Coffee S$6
TotalS$55.9K / year

Entry requirements

A Level BBB
Diploma 3.0
International Baccalaureate 33

Scholarships

British Chevening Scholarships
100% for tuition and living expenses
Limited quantity

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Q3W8
Upcoming
Intakes
Sep 2024
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Duration

3 years
Graduate
2027
About the course

Combine the study of literature with the practice of creative writing. You’ll graduate with the ability to be curious about literature, and the imagination to turn that curiosity into creativity.This flexible programme allows you to choose topics related to American literature and culture, comparisons of literature across different cultures and art forms (also known as comparative literature), and study diverse aspects of language use in linguistics modules. Your literary and creative studies will be supported by lectures and seminars which will give you practical advice to help you improve your essay writing and refine your research strategies.Why study BA English with Creative Writing at GoldsmithsGoldsmiths' Department of English and Creative Writing is one of the most established and long-running creative writing centres in UK Higher Education, and many of our graduates are now leading writers and editors in their field.Our location on the doorstep of central London means that you will have easy access to one of the most diverse, historic, and dynamic literary centres in the world. We’re regularly visited by literary guest speakers, and our students have recently enjoyed events with Ali Smith, George Saunders, Bernadine Evaristo, Nikesh Shukla, Michael Rosen, Eimear McBride and Howard Jacobson. Our forward-thinking approach to the fields of creative writing and literary studies is supported by our hosting and running of the Goldsmiths Prize, awarded annually to work that pushes the boundaries of the novel.Who studies English and Creative Writing at GoldsmithsSince 2010, twelve of our alumni have gone on to win the prestigious Eric Gregory Award, awarded annually by the Society of Authors for a collection by British poets under the age of 30. Other recent alumni have gone on to win the Ted Hughes Award for poetry, the Somerset Maugham Award, the Rathbones Folio Prize, the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature, the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year, The Guardian & 4th Estate Short Story Prize, the European Union Prize for Literature, the Dylan Thomas Prize, the White Review Poetry Prize, with other graduates being shortlisted for the Forward Prize and the TS Eliot Prize.Many of our students go on to study on leading international MA and MFA and PhD programmes, including on our own leading MA in Creative and Life Writing programme.Why GoldsmithsWhile our graduates are the best advocates of our teaching of English and Creative Writing at Goldsmiths, our teaching staff of celebrated writers and scholars are ready to support you and your work as a Goldsmiths student. If you want to chat about life and learning here, be it our literature modules, our assessments, what your week might look like as an undergraduate in the Department of English and Creative Writing, or what goes on in our creative writing workshops, we are happy to hear from you.

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