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English with Creative Writing BA (Hons)

Develop your skills in analysing and creating literature, learning how writers have responded to their contexts, cultures, and the literature of their contemporaries while gaining the tools and confidence to develop your creative responses to your cultural situation.

Courses

In each year of your undergraduate programme, you will study the equivalent of four, 30-credit, courses for your honours degree, plus three non-credit bearing courses for your NCH Diploma.

The courses that run in each academic year are subject to change in line with faculty availability and student demand so there is no guarantee every course will be delivered. For further information, please see here and speak to your admissions contact.

In your first year

Criticism (NCHEN405)

30 Credits

Discover "what is literature?" in this part close reading, part theory course… Read More

Literature 1830 – 1900

30 Credits

This course aims to give you a knowledge of a range of texts from 1830-1900… Read More

Literature 1700 – 1830

30 Credits

This Course aims to give a knowledge of a range of texts from 1700-1830… Read More

The Writer’s Craft

30 Credits

An introduction to the underlying concepts and principles of the creative writing… Read More

The NCH Diploma

Critical Reasoning

0 Credits

Studied in Michaelmas term, introduces students to formal and informal logic… Read More

LAUNCH: Introductory Capabilities

0 Credits

LAUNCH provides students with an understanding of the world of work… Read More

In your second year

Shakespeare and his Afterlives

30 Credits

Students will study plays and responses to Shakespeare work… Read More

Literature 1550 – 1700

30 Credits

This course aims to give knowledge of a range of texts from the 16th century… Read More

Literature 1900 – the Present

30 Credits

This course aims to give knowledge of a range of texts from the twentieth century… Read More

The Writer’s Voice: Influence & Innovation

30 Credits

Foregrounds two related aspects of central importance to the creative writing process… Read More

The NCH Diploma

Science Literacy

0 Credits

Physics, Cosmology, Evolutionary Biology and Neuroscience literacy… Read More

LAUNCH: Applied Capabilities

0 Credits

Advanced Capabilities course runs over students’ final two years at the College… Read More

In your third year

North American Literature

30 Credits

This course explores the variety of the huge body of literature written in English… Read More

Cultures of London

30 Credits

This course studies literary representations of London from the Renaissance… Read More

Comparative Literature (NCHEN612)

30 Credits

Question, and look beyond, linguistic and national barriers to do with English… Read More

Final Year Project & Publishing Horizons

30 Credits

Undertaking of a single, sustained, self-directed creative writing project… Read More

The NCH Diploma

Applied Ethics

0 Credits

A series of lectures on major ethical challenges and alternative responses… Read More

LAUNCH: Applied Capabilities

0 Credits

Advanced Capabilities course runs over students’ final two years at the College… Read More

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