Kingston University London

Course Introduction

**Why choose this course?**

We were ranked at number 34 (out of 106) in the UK for English and creative writing in the Guardian University League Tables 2018.

This combined English and Creative Writing BA(Hons) offers you the chance to explore related topics and debates in the fields of creative writing, English literature, and English language.

You'll examine critical, practical, and theoretical concerns at the forefront of reading and writing literature in a unique interdisciplinary context. You'll develop skills in oral and written communication and establish a strong foundation in the study of literature and language.

Throughout the course, you'll enjoy many extra-curricular activities and opportunities through research group events and lectures, Kingston Language Scheme and the Writers' Centre, Kingston.

**Foundation year - Humanities & Arts**

This course will provide you with the academic and transferable skills you need to study an undergraduate degree in any of the humanities or arts. At Kingston these include Creative Writing, Dance, English Literature, English Language and History.

Throughout the year-long course, you can study a range of these subjects, allowing you to get a better idea of which ones you prefer. It'll guide you in the direction of a humanities or arts degree that you're particularly interested in. The foundation year will develop your independent study skills and help you to better understand your academic ability, a potential career path and how to develop the skills that employers look for in graduates.

Course Modules

Examples of modules:

Foundation year

- Becoming an Independent Learner

- Radical Imaginations

- Being Human: History and the History of Ideas

- Communication in Context and Practice

Year 1

- Reading London: Drama, Poetry and Prose

- Introduction to Creative Writing I: The Writer's Toolkit

- Introduction to Creative Writing II: Writing that Works

- Introduction to Communication

Year 2

- Independent Research Studies

- Independent Creative Writing

- Optional Modules

Year 3

- Dissertation

- Professional Communication Skills

- Optional Modules

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) Other Fees