English and Creative Writing

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BA (Hons) Creative Writing
Full-time
Mode of study
3
3 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

The University of Bolton

BA (Hons) Creative Writing
Part-time
Mode of study
4.5
4.5 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

The University of Bolton

BA (Hons) English
Part-time
Mode of study
4.5
4.5 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

The University of Bolton

BA (Hons) English and Creative Writing
Part-time
Mode of study
4.5
4.5 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

The University of Bolton

MA Arts Management
Part-time
Mode of study
2
2 years
Duration

The University of Bolton

BA (Hons) English
Full-time
Mode of study
3
3 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

The University of Bolton

BA (Hons) English and Creative Writing
Full-time
Mode of study
3
3 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

The University of Bolton

MA (Specialist Title) for Creative Industries
Part-time
Mode of study
24
24 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA (Specialist Title) via Creative Practice
Part-time
Mode of study
2
2 years
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Part-time
Mode of study
24
24 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

BA (Hons) Creative Writing with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

The University of Bolton

BA (Hons) English and Creative Writing with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

The University of Bolton

BA (Hons) English with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

The University of Bolton

MA (Specialist Title) for Creative Industries
Full-time
Mode of study
12
12 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA (Specialist Title) for Creative Industries: Extended
Full-time
Mode of study
18
18 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA (Specialist Title) via Creative Practice
Full-time
Mode of study
1
1 year
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Full-time
Mode of study
12
12 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism): Extended
Full-time
Mode of study
18
18 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA Arts Management
Full-time
Mode of study
1
1 year
Duration

The University of Bolton

Welcome to English and Creative Writing

Find your literary voice and strengthen your bond with literature with our English and Creative Writing degree courses!

Our English and Creative Writing courses within the Bolton School of the Arts both rank number one for student satisfaction in the North West as per The Complete University Guide 2020 for the fourth year in a row. Moreover, our English and Creative Writing department is ranked second in the UK by The Guardian University Guide 2020. Our courses support you to creatively appreciate the great works of literature and contemporary writing while also helping you discover your literary potential.


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Testimonials

Aidan Matear

Creative Writing | 2018

"The course was challenging, exciting, hard work and extremely rewarding. It was invigorating to explore the demands of writing poetry, prose and fiction, whilst being guided and encouraged by a team of enthusiastic and supportive staff. "

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Hannah Hatchman

English | 2018

"Studying English at the University of Bolton ensured that I was prepared to enrol on a School Direct postgraduate course to become an English secondary school teacher. Not only did I have the necessary subject knowledge but I also had the confidence to teach the subject to a class full of eager students."

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Alan Brenik

Creative Writing | 2017

"Studying Creative Writing at the University of Bolton was one of the most rewarding things I’ve ever done. There’s a real feeling of community at the University, and the course helped me grow as a writer and paved the way for my career in publishing."

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Suzanne Evans

Writer/Editor |

"The programmes of study are relevant and balance contemporary practice with foregrounding and understanding of context and tradition. There is an emphasis on developing real-world skills that will equip students in their on-going development as writers."

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News

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The power of the written word

07 May 20

There’s something quite incredible about the written word. The limit of 26 letters seems quite restrictive, but the combinations you can produce have the opportunity to create a world of fantasy, emotion, love and despair, the only lim...

University of Bolton English and Creative Writing Blog

English Creative Writing Why now is the best time to release your blog content

01 May 20

The blank and empty page has haunted many writers for many years, and for those who do not fear it, the next hurdle to overcome is the courage to publish your work. During the lockdown, many people have used blogging as a way to get thei...

Study English & creative writing at the University of Bolton, a top 5 UK university. Our students go on to work in TV, write novels, poetry and show plays.

Study English and Creative Writing at the University of Bolton

28 Apr 20

A degree in English is the study into how the world is represented and interpreted through the literary gaze. Through acts of reading, writing, analysing and critiquing, we encourage students to take a more critical and creative look at ...

What can I do with an English and Creative Writing degree

What can I do with an English and Creative Writing degree?

13 Apr 20

For those who enjoy the written word in all its beautiful forms, the obvious degree choice is English and Creative Writing. While most will carry the dream of writing a novel and becoming the next J. K. Rowling, there are plenty of other...

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Creative Writing, English and Theatre Students Present Exciting Night Of Live En...

14 Jun 19

On 2 May 2019, University of Bolton’s Creative Writing, English and Theatre students proudly presented an exciting night of live entertainment celebrating creative writing talent in performance.

School of the Arts students teamed...

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Whitman 200: A Major International Conference Hosted by the University of Bolton...

14 Jun 19

This May, the English Department hosted a major international conference to celebrate the poet Walt Whitman’s 200th birthday.

Marking Bolton as a centre of interest for Whitman scholars and readers, we were joined by speakers fro...

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