Is your imagination captured by the study of poetry and prose? Do you have the desire to develop your own creative skills in different forms, genres, and modes? Studying English Literature and Creative Writing at Keele will enable you to strengthen your literary analysis alongside your imaginative writing. You will develop these skills in tandem to find and hone your creative and critical voice.
GoldIn the Teaching Excellence Framework Also Top 5 in the UK (THE ranking, broad-based universities)
Work Placementavailable as an optional module for 2nd year Humanities students
Top 3in England for overall Student Satisfaction NSS 2019 (broad-based universities)
Zahra - English Literature
"I really enjoy how versatile the module choices are for English Literature. There are plenty of options depending on your reading preferences and there is flexibility within modules, as various texts are explored."
Louisa Grocott, MA Creative Writing Graduate
"The course has supported the development of my writing style, creativity and probably developing my personal ‘voice’ and confidence, too." Read more
Chi-Lun - English Literature
"What I appreciated about the lecturers was their willingness to let me follow my own academic pursuits. All you need to bring is the passion - the drive for enlightenment - and the lecturers will match yours with their own."
Kyle - English Literature
"When I moved in I felt a sense of belonging in the tightly knit community. The staff at Keele always go the extra mile for students and offer immense academic and mental support"
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