We consider every application on its individual merits and will take into consideration your individual educational experiences and context.
More information on how academic schools and programmes use this information as part of the admissions process, can be found on our contextualised admissions pages.
Although we are a big department, allowing you to personalise your degree and study the topics that most interest you, we are also a friendly department.
You will have plenty of staff contact, and we will work with you to aid your academic, personal, and professional development.
You will have the opportunity to grow and flourish as a writer, whether in prose fiction, poetry, drama, film or creative non-fiction.
This combination will give you the skills necessary for a wide range of careers particularly within the creative industries.If you are taking a combination of qualifications at Level 3, we will consider your academic profile and may make offers on a case-by-case basis.Subject to the policy of the programme, it may be possible for students to join undergraduate degree programmes at the beginning of the second year of a three or four year degree programme or, sometimes, the beginning of the third year of a four year programme.We typically expect you to have achieved a 2.1 standard on your current programme and have already met the standard equivalent first year entry requirements. Our students come from over 162 countries and we accept a wide range of European and International Qualifications for entry, in addition to A-Levels, the International Baccalaureate and BTEC qualifications.Please see our International Admissions webpages for further details of our academic requirements, and information regarding how we assess the equivalence of your qualification.The College accepts a wide range of qualifications such as Access and Foundation programmes, vocational awards, Irish Leaving Certificate, Scottish Highers and other Baccalaureates.You are advised to contact the Admissions team ([email protected]) before making an application so that we can give individual advice.Within the English part of the course, you will gain a deeper understanding of literary history and theory, exploring Subjects from medieval literature and Shakespeare to modernism, post-colonial and contemporary writing.The creative writing section of the course is designed to develop your practical writing skills, and to give you an insight into the process of writing.There are also opportunities to spend a semester abroad at a partner university in Europe, Australia, Canada or the USA.Register your interest You will study English with Creative Writing in a School that has an international reputation for excellence.