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English with Creative Writing

This course will support your transition into university-level study as you develop critical and analytical skills in the field of English and creative writing.

English with Creative Writing

Course Overview

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  • Main location

    City Campus
  • Attendance

  • Duration

    1 Year
  • Start date

    20 Sep 2021

Our one-year Certificate of HE course will give you the full university experience. Successful completion will allow you to progress into the second year of the BA (Hons) degree.

As part of this course, you’ll:

  • Study a range of modules which will develop your critical and analytical skills
  • Develop your own writing style and produce creative work in a range of genres and styles
  • Build knowledge of the critical, technical and creative aspects of the craft in a range of areas such as voice, register, and audiences
  • Be encouraged to discuss and debate the different ways texts can be interpreted
  • Learn through bespoke creative writing workshops, seminars, lectures and events designed to support your new experiences of study in higher education
  • Be assessed in a variety of ways including presentations, which will help you to understand the wider world and the contemporary moment
  • Have plenty of opportunities to ask questions about your course and transition to university life

Your academic community
We’ll nurture your passion by developing your creative and critical thinking. You’ll benefit from:

  • Inspired teaching and intellectual debate
  • A rolling programme of published lecturers, world-renowned researchers, and award-winning authors and playwrights

Develop your craft
As a creative writing student, you’ll have access to enhancement workshops on specific aspects of the craft, consultations on work in progress and symposia on editing and the publishing industry.

Support while you study
Your programme of course-specific induction experiences will help you find clubs and societies that you want to join. You’ll also be encouraged to become part of support networks within the School of Cultural Studies and the wider university. 

The Northern heart of culture and the arts
Leeds is the Northern heart of culture and the arts. Your campus sits in the very centre of the city, surrounded by museums, art galleries, theatres, film production companies and recording studios. We work directly with Leeds museums and galleries and many regional events, including the Leeds Literature Festival and the Ilkley Literature Festival. Our location has enabled us to develop relationships with employers and cultural industries in the city and across the region.

Why study English & Creative Writing at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. Be supported by an expert teaching team as you transition into university-level study
  2. Work with practising writers and active researchers
  3. Expert careers service

School of Cultural Studies & Humanities The School of Cultural Studies & Humanities at Leeds Beckett celebrates student and staff with a true passion for the Arts and Humanities.

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