English courses

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English and Creative Writing courses

Develop your critical, analytical and writing skills on our research-driven undergraduate English and creative writing courses.

We take a wide-ranging, multi-disciplinary approach, combining traditional modules with elective modules covering a range of philosophical, social, political, cultural and historical topics. We also support you to publish your own poetry, scripts or prose.

On all our courses you'll be taught by published researchers and established writers, and develop transferable skills through work-based projects and optional extended placements. We also offer masters-level English and creative writing courses, as well as PhD study within the Humanities Research Centre.

Sheffield Hallam University is ranked 4th amongst UK providers for Creative Writing in the Guardian University Guide 2023 league table.

Why choose us?

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We are Gold rated in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for the outstanding quality of our teaching and student outcomes

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We guarantee to find you an affordable place to live that’s close to campus and comes with all bills included

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95% of our UK graduates are in work or further study 15 months after graduating (2020/21 Graduate Outcomes Survey)