English & creative writing
Discover our range of english & creative writing courses, find out more about our facilities and hear from current students about their experience at University of Gloucestershire.
Study an undergraduate degree in english & creative writing at the University. Discover our undergraduate english & creative writing courses below.
Postgraduate taught courses
Study a postgraduate degree in english & creative writing at the University. Discover our postgraduate english & creative writing courses below.
Postgraduate research degrees
Research degrees including PhDs, Doctorates or Masters by Research enable you to pursue your own research enquiry.
96% of our graduates are in employment or further study*
*Graduate Outcomes Survey published 2023 and based on 2020/21 leavers
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English & creative writing FAQs
We’ve compiled a list of frequently asked questions about English & creative writing degrees.
If you’re interested in an English & creative writing degree, you probably have a passion for writing, love reading books and texts of all genres, or both.
We offer degrees that will fit either interest, or a combined degree to fit both english & creative writing.
By studying an English & creative writing degree you will gain skills in analytical thinking and explore written and spoken language. Within our English degrees you will have the opportunity to understand and dissect different literatures, from ancient myths, Shakespeare’s texts to modern 21st century writing.
If you choose a creative writing degree at University of Gloucestershire you’ll learn from the expertise of our lecturers. Within the degree you will have the chance to see your work performed by professional actors in a staged reading and get published in our student magazine.
We offer a range of different English & creative writing degrees, as well as combined degrees allowing you to study both subjects in one.
At undergraduate level we offer:
At postgraduate level you can study
If you want to further study a particular research interest in English and creative writing, you can submit a research proposal on this and study on our postgraduate research course.
A degree in English and creative writing can set you up in many different career paths, you can use your writing skills to become an author, poet, playwright, editor or publisher. With a degree in English, you can work within the marketing and communications industry or become a journalist.
You can also choose to further your study with a postgraduate degree, or take a PGCE and teach English at secondary level.
Interested in applying for one of our English & creative writing courses? Applications for undergraduate degrees are made through UCAS, while applications for postgraduate degrees are made directly to the university.
If you are interested in the PGCE in Secondary Education English, you need to apply via the gov.uk website.