English and creative writing mmu



While giving our students a solid grounding in the traditional core of the subject, our BA courses, taught by leading academics and creative writers, adopt a modern and innovative approach to the study of English. Our BA Hons English and Creative Writing course enables students to study and practise creative writing while taking a range of option choices from the English BA and those covering American literature, film, television and cultural studies.

You will specialise in one of the following routes: Available to study as discrete, one-off units, many of these courses also provide the option to accrue credits towards a postgraduate qualification in either Creative Writing or English Studies. Our Masters programmes in Creative Writing are the most successful writing courses available in the UK today in terms of students and graduates achieving publication. For a list of our short courses, details of dates and costs, and to apply, visit: Postgraduate Undergraduate Short Courses Our Masters programmes in Creative Writing are the most successful writing courses available in the UK today in terms of students and graduates achieving publication.

Find out more about our undergraduate courses at: Many of our short courses can be taken as Continuing Professional Development CPD units, with assessed work submitted for formal accreditation. For further details about our Masters programmes, and to apply, visit www2. Alongside our full degree programmes, we offer a range of stand-alone short courses.

We believe that skilful writers must also be well-developed readers, and so undergraduate Creative Writing at our Manchester campus is taught alongside English as part of a joint degree.

In year three of the course you will write a long creative project of your choice under the supervision of a practising writer. Encompassing a range of critical and creative subjects, short courses in English and Creative Writing at Manchester Met are delivered by a team of fully research-active staff, widely-published writers and visiting industry experts.

You will explore genres and understand these in terms of their formal and thematic properties as well as the relationship between poetry, prose and drama and other forms of fiction. You will also have the opportunity to consider the reasons why writers make generic and formal choices, and in your own creative writing, you are encouraged to experiment in genres and forms, engaging critically with issues raised by each. The Manchester Writing School at Manchester Met offers a range of ambitious and flexible programmes of study: