London Metropolitan University

Course Introduction

Explore literary tradition from the Romantic to the Modern era with a degree that combines theoretical study with the development of your own creative voice as a writer. You'll be taught by experienced poets and novelists whose knowledge of the publishing industry will give your career a headstart. You'll benefit from our London location with exceptional resources such as The British Library at your fingertips. Publishing, the arts, education, and the communications and business sectors are just a few of the areas open to you after graduation. Added value: Enjoy exciting opportunities to study abroad at American and Japanese universities such as San Diego, USA, and Kansai Gaidai, Japan

Course Modules

Year 1 topics include: reading and writing prose; reading and writing drama; reading and writing poetry; cultural history. Year 2 topics include: shakespeare and co; the Romantic era; visual and popular culture; editing processes; publishing; the short story. Year 3 topics include: Victorians to moderns; literary London; world literature in English; genre fiction; life writing; writing for performance.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons)
4 - 6 years
Part Time Day
BA (Hons)

Qualifications required:

  • International Baccalaureate 28
  • Tariff 112
  • SQA Higher
  • GCE A-level
  • BTEC National Diploma
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
  • Tariff (Scottish qualifications) 114
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • Course specific