English and Creative Writing is the perfect course to both learn about English Literature from the Renaissance to the present day and to gain crucial literary skills that will equip you to read and write at a high level.
This course is designed to develop your knowledge, understanding, analytical and creative skills through the analysis, interpretation and creation of literary texts and your own creative writing in a range of genres.
The range and choice of modules ensure that you will achieve a sound understanding of the principal genres and periods of English literature while at the same time developing your own writing ability.
Whether you’re interested in travel writing, journalism, comedy screenwriting, the short story or the contemporary novel, Brunel has a wide range of staff who regularly produce bestselling novels, screenplays for major movies or journalism for the best of the British and international press.
Combining this expertise with a supportive environment for students looking to break into writing, the Brunel Creative Writing BA is undoubtedly among the best in the country.
With our focus on the contemporary as well as a firm grounding in all aspects of English literature, our team is uniquely equipped to give you an excellent understanding of the importance of narrative and the value of reading and writing in the contemporary world, and to show you how best to use those skills in your future.
GCE A-level BBB, including Grade B in English Literature or English Language plus Literature or Literature in English.
A minimum of five GCSEs are required, including GCSE English grade C or grade 4. GCSE Mathematics grade C or grade 4 is also normally required.
English & Creative Writing at Brunel, ranked 8th in UK – Guardian University Guide 2018. Brunel University London’s impact on the future wages of its graduates is among the best in the country compared to other universities, according to a new analysis of government data by The Economist (2017).