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.
Creative Writing is a diverse and evolving subject, encompassing genres from poetry, fiction, and non-fiction to writing for radio, film, television and new media. We are one of the two longest-established departments in the UK teaching creative writing, and are currently ranked 3rd in the UK by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.Read more»
English Literature is a wide-ranging and evolving subject - new approaches to traditional texts and new areas of study are continually revitalising the discipline.Read more»
Thinking about combining English Literature or Creative Writing together or with other subjects? There are many options to choose from.Read more»
Engage with the department through the Lancaster Writing Award, our annual prize for Year 12 & 13 students, and the Lancaster Words Festival, taking place 6th July to 8th 2017.Lancaster Writing Award»
There are a range of opportunities to enhance your degree such as studying abroad or taking a placement in teaching or industry.Find out more»