"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.

Watch Dr Evan Jones explain our courses and how they work below:

Love literature? Cultivate your interests in the exciting worlds of fiction, poetry, and drama.


Passionate about words? Develop your creativity for fiction, poetry or scriptwriting.


A combination of both courses, develop and enhance your expression and communication.

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.

Watch Dr Evan Jones explain our courses and how they work below:

Love literature? Cultivate your interests in the exciting worlds of fiction, poetry, and drama.

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Passionate about words? Develop your creativity for fiction, poetry or scriptwriting.

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A combination of both courses, develop and enhance your expression and communication.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

"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

100% Student Satisfaction four years in a row 

With a 100% positive Student Satisfaction NSS score for the fourth year running, if you want to study English or Creative Writing, do it with us!


100%

Overall Student Satisfaction. National Student Survey (2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)


100%

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


1st

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


2nd

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

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