Undergraduate Study

The Department offers a wide range of undergraduate degrees that aim to make studying English Literature and Creative Writing inspiring, exciting and fulfilling.                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Whether you choose to major in English Literature or Creative Writing together, separately or combined with another subject we will have the right programme for you. 

Find out more about what makes stuydying a degree with us so brilliant, from studying abroad, placements, journals to teaching staff and modules.  

Creative Writing

Creative Writing is a wide-ranging subject encompassing genres such as poetry, fiction, non-fiction and screen writing. With a well-established history of teaching creative writing we are currently 4th in the top 10 universities at which to study. 

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English Literature

English Literature is a wide-ranging and evolving subject - new approaches to traditional texts and new areas of study are continually revitalising the discipline.

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Combined Study

Thinking about combining English Literature or Creative Writing together or with other subjects? There are many options to choose from.  

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Lancaster Writing Award

We're keen to support emerging poets, fiction writers and literary critics through our annual writing prize for year 12 and 13 students.

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Study Abroad & Placements

Study Abroad

There are a range of opportunities to enhance your degree such as studying abroad or taking a placement in teaching or industry.  

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Study Abroad

Interested in studying with us? Attend an open day, campus tour or taster day; we would love to meet you.

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