"Bolton isn't like anywhere else. Everything they do is about the students."


Our Courses

Join a respected and long-running degree programme in the North West, taught by supportive, highly qualified tutors and professional writers, designed to harness your creativity and inspire you with worlds of fiction, poetry, and drama.

BA (Hons) Creative Writing

Passionate about words? How they can inform, persuade, provoke or terrify? Our Creative Writing degree will develop your writing and harness your creativity for fiction or poetry.

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BA (Hons) English

Love literature? We cultivate your interests in the exciting worlds of fiction, poetry, and drama building a vast and enriching world of literature and ideas.

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BA (Hons) English & Creative Writing

Combining the best of both courses, you’ll also have extensive opportunities to develop and enhance your own approaches to expression and communication.

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BA (Hons) Creative Writing

Passionate about words? How they can inform, persuade, provoke or terrify? Our Creative Writing degree will develop your writing and harness your creativity for fiction or poetry.

BA (Hons) English

Love literature?
We cultivate your interests in the exciting worlds of fiction, poetry, and drama building a vast and enriching world of literature and ideas.

BA (Hons) English & Creative Writing

Combining the best of both courses, you’ll also have extensive opportunities to develop and enhance your own approaches to expression and communication.

Literally, the best in the country


We’re ranked 1st in the UK for Student Satisfaction and Student Experience, with a 100% positive NSS score for the third year in a row. If you want to study English, Creative Writing or for a degree combining both subjects, do it with us!

100%


Overall Student Satisfaction.
National Student Survey (2019)

1st


1st in the UK for Student Satisfaction.
The Complete University Guide (2021)

100%


100% Teaching and Learning.
National Student Survey (2019)

2nd


2nd in subject overall in the UK.
Guardian League Table (2020)

1st


1st in the UK for Student Satisfaction. The Complete University Guide (2021)

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100%


100% Overall Student Satisfaction.
National Student Survey (2019)

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100%


100% Teaching and Learning.
National Student Survey (2019)

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2nd


2nd in subject overall in the UK.
Guardian League Table (2020)

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1st


1st in the UK for Student Satisfaction. The Complete University Guide (2021)

find out more

100%


Overall Student Satisfaction. National Student Survey (2019)

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2nd


2nd in subject overall in the UK. Guardian League Table (2020)

find out more

100%


100% Teaching and Learning. National Student Survey (2019)

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BA (Hons) Creative Writing

Are you passionate words? How they can inform, persuade, provoke or terrify? Our Creative Writing degree, taught by a team of professional writers, aims to develop your writing and harness your creativity so you can turn your ideas and ambitions into achievements.

Learn more

BA (Hons) English

A respected and long-running degree programme in the North-west, taught by supportive, highly qualified tutors in the field of literature. We work to cultivate your interests in the exciting worlds of fiction, poetry, and drama.

Learn more

BA (Hons) English & Creative Writing

Our English and Creative Writing degree is designed to inspire and develop your interest for the vast and enriching world of literature and ideas. You’ll have extensive opportunities to develop and enhance your own approaches to expression and communication.

Learn more

BA (Hons) Creative Writing

Are you passionate words? How they can inform, persuade, provoke or terrify? Our Creative Writing degree, taught by a team of professional writers, aims to develop your writing and harness your creativity so you can turn your ideas and ambitions into achievements.

Learn more

BA (Hons) English

A respected and long-running degree programme in the North-west, taught by supportive, highly qualified tutors in the field of literature. We work to cultivate your interests in the exciting worlds of fiction, poetry, and drama.

Learn more

BA (Hons) English & Creative Writing

Our English and Creative Writing degree is designed to inspire and develop your interest for the vast and enriching world of literature and ideas. You’ll have extensive opportunities to develop and enhance your own approaches to expression and communication.

Learn more

"The English and Creative Writing staff are amazing. They go above and beyond for their students; the lecturers always give you the support you need which helps you grow as a student and an individual."

Soti Erekosima, English & Creative Writing BA (Hons) student

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