B.A. English with Creative Writing (Hons)

London South Bank University Department of Education
En London (Inglaterra)

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  • Bachelor's degree
  • London (Inglaterra)
Descripción

BA (Hons) English with Creative Writing allows you to study literature critically and to practise creative writing. The degree encourages you to understand how the two subject areas complement one another through sharing critical, theoretical and creative approaches to written texts, and an emphasis on analysis, close reading and evaluation.

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Requisitos: English Language Requirements IELTS Take IELTS test 6 CAE score 180(Grade C) IMPORTANT NOTE: The UK government confirmed new requirements for secure English language testing for visa and immigration purposes. Learn more

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Inicio Ubicación
31 agosto 2016
London
103 Borough Road, SE1 0AA, London, Inglaterra
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¿Qué aprendes en este curso?

Creative Writing
English
Drama
Performance
Writing
Poetry

Temario

Course Content Modules

All modules are assessed by written essays, short critical responses, reading logs, oral presentations, extended essays, exams and examples of creative writing

Year 1

You'll have the choice of a Creative Writing module in poetry, performance writing or screen writing.You'll take two modules in literary criticism which encourage an understanding of the academic, theoretical and creative aspects of criticism. First-year topics also provide a broader historical overview of literature and include the study of medieval poetry, American Puritan poetry, Greek and Renaissance drama and nineteenth- and twentieth-century fiction.

  • The practice of literary criticism: 1
  • The practice of literary criticism: 2
  • Literature in society: drama
  • Understanding poetry
  • Short story and prose

Plus one optional module from:

  • Writing for performance
  • Writing the short film
  • Writing poetry
Year 2

You'll take two Creative Writing modules, where the focus is on developing professional creative skills. The focus is on literature of a particular period, genre or region and topics include the study of the nineteenth-century novel, modernist literature and autobiographical writing.

  • Critical approaches to literature
  • Tragedy to the English renaissance

Plus four optional modules from:

  • Literature of the Romantic period
  • Writing a life
  • Writing the novel
  • Radio drama
  • Research into writing
  • Interactive fiction
  • Cultural memory
  • Representing gender in film
Year 3

You'll have the option of writing a substantial creative project or an independent dissertation. There is an emphasis on contemporary literature including postcolonial literatures in English, film adaptations of literary texts and twentieth-century popular culture. The degree includes the study of drama as text and performance, and takes advantage of live literary performances and plays showing in London.

  • Shakespeare, text and performance
  • Single author study: postcolonial writers

Plus four optional modules from:

  • Adaptation and dramatisation
  • Modern and Contemporary Poetry
  • Media law and ethics
  • Literature into film
  • Single author study: contemporary fiction
  • Literary magazine

Throughout the course you will examine key practitioners in all these areas, from novelists, short story writers and stage writers, through to comic book writers, video game story designers, radio dramatists and screenwriters.