BA (Hons) — 2025 entry English Literature and Creative Writing

If you’re an aspiring writer and literature enthusiast, our English Literature and Creative Writing BA (Hons) degree has the ideal combination of topics for you.

Key course information

Typical offer
Start date
September 2025
Full time
3 years
UK fees
Overseas fees
UCAS code
Stag Hill
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Why choose
this course?

  • Engage in intellectually challenging teaching in literature and creative writing, with acclaimed writers and scholars as well as enthusiastic and experienced teachers who convey ideas and explain techniques and methodologies enthusiastically and accessibly  
  • As a student of English Literature and Creative Writing BA (Hons) at Surrey, you will become part of a community of literary and cultural scholars, writers, and creative practitioners, and will be able to explore the opportunities and challenges of studying, practising, and producing critical and creative forms of expression.  
  • We have a firm eye on your future employability. We’ll equip you with skills that employers value – clear and compelling communication skills, independent thinking and collaborative working. If you choose to take one of our award-winning Professional Training placements, you’ll be able to enhance your readiness for employment.  
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Top 5 in the UK

English literature is ranked top 5 for overall student satisfaction* in the National Student Survey 2023

12th in the UK

For English in the Guardian University Guide 2024

13th in the UK

The University of Surrey is ranked 13th in the Complete University Guide 2024. 

*Measured by % positivity across all questions for all providers listed in the Guardian University Guide league tables.

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