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BA (Hons) Creative Writing and English Language

York St John University
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Course UCAS code: WQ83
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  • BA (Hons), Full-time , Duration: 3 Years
Course Summary:
If you wish to study two academic subjects in depth our Joint Honours degree programmes are a great way to do this. Combining Creative Writing and English Language degree programmes at York St John University provides you with the opportunity to study language from a broad range of perspectives, whilst also explore the multi-faceted world of literature and enjoying the creative freedom of one's own imagination. Studying Language you will explore the way speech is articulated, how language is structured and related to meaning, and how it relates to speakers' intentions and purposes in social interaction. In Creative Writing the course emphasises the importance of creative practitioners and is enhanced by regular visits from contemporary writers. Visiting writers have included York-born award-winning novelist Kate Atkinson; poet and broadcaster Ian McMillan; novelist and poet Michèle Roberts; novelist Joe Dunthorne; graphic novelist and illustrator Graham Rawle; and award-winning poets Simon Armitage and Daljit Nagra.
Modules may include: Multilingualism; Introduction to Language & Society; Semantics & Pragmatics; Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics; Accents & Dialects; Conversation Analysis; Attitudes to Language; Language at Work; Phonetics & Phonology; Speech & Language Pathology; Analysing Media Texts; TESOL; Forms of Narrative; Writing Fiction; Writing Reality: Creative Non-Fiction; Writing Poetry; Scriptwriting; Publishing, Production and Performance; Experimental Writing: Theory and Practice; Writing Genres; Creative Research in Practice.
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15 January

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Set for Year 1 for Channel Islands at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for EU at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for England at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for Northern Ireland at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for Scotland at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for Wales at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for International at £12,750
Admissions Office:
Tel. 01904 876598
Email. [email protected]

Admissions Office:
Tel. 01904 876598
Email. [email protected]

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  • katy7133's avatar by katy7133 on 4th October 2015
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  • by Anonymous on 7th October 2015
    This university is so welcoming and friendly, the staff are amazing and the classes are so informative, it makes self learning easier! The accommodation is clean and tidy, and the general quality of the university, buildings, staff and subject knowledge is more than I ever expected! I couldn't rate the university more
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