The Department of English and Creative Writing offer undergraduate courses across a range of genres, historical periods, film studies and creative writing.
English studies prioritise close reading of selected texts and other cultural forms, traditionally focussing on literary texts and theory but more recently on other kinds of cultural products, including cultural theory. It produces and analyses a range of knowledges about cultural forms and their capacity to document, comment on, and change society.
Creative Writing offers a practical introduction to creative writing. Students learn ways to begin and develop a sustained and reflective writing practice, including revision and editing. Students become more proficient and versatile writers by undertaking complementary reading, research and writing tasks. Courses encompass a wide range of works in different genres.