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BA (Hons) Creative Writing & English with foundation year

Creative Writing & English with foundation year


in Wales for overall satisfaction*


in Wales for teaching satisfaction*


in the Teaching Excellence Framework 


Year of entry: 2020 2021

UCAS Tariff: 48

Duration: 4 YRS (FT)

Institution code: G53

Location: Wrexham

Why choose this course?


Our BA Hons Creative Writing and English degree provides students with the opportunity to study a range of genres and styles of literary texts, within a broad range of historical periods in order to give you an understanding of how literature is a product of culture and the way it has developed over time.


The programme:

  • provides the experience of writing practice as well as engagement with the processes of textual production undertaken by existing writers
  • equips you with essential skills, qualifications and experience to start a career in a wide range of professions
  • the Foundation Year in Humanities will introduce students to a diverse range of themes and activities from the disciplines of History, English Literature, Creative Writing, Theatre and Media.


Students will:

  • acquire knowledge of critical theoretical approaches together with the skills of analytical thinking
  • learn that composition is closely related to drafting, editing and polishing and the work you do will lead to the completion and evaluation of a finished product
  • develop and demonstrate analytical skills through the essay form and your own practice
  • develop a good understanding of industry practice and benefit from Glyndwr’s memorandum of agreement with Literature Wales



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