Queen Mary University of London

Course Introduction

Studying English with Creative Writing at QMUL will inspire your intellectual curiosity and spark your creativity. It aims to give you a sound knowledge base in literature along with all of the tools you need to become a writer.

Within the English part of the course, you will gain a deeper understanding of literary history and theory, exploring Subjects from medieval literature and Shakespeare to modernism, post'colonial and contemporary writing.

The creative writing section of the course is designed to develop your practical writing skills, and to give you an insight into the process of writing. You will have the opportunity to grow and flourish as a writer, whether in prose fiction, poetry, drama, film or creative non'fiction.

This combination will give you the skills necessary for a wide range of careers particularly within the creative industries.

There are also opportunities to spend a semester abroad at a partner university in Europe, Australia, Canada or the USA.

Course Modules

Year 1


Creative Writing I

English in Practice



Reading, Theory and Interpretation: approaches to the study of English Literature

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Literatures in Time: Texts and Contexts from the Eighth to the Sixteenth Century


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Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Full Time With Time Abroad
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees