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English with Creative Writing

University of Aberdeen

Venues

Old Aberdeen Campus

Content

English at Aberdeen gives you all the advantages of a highly-rated teaching, research and creative hub, taught by internationally renowned academics, writers and poets. You will be inspired by the wonderful environment of a historic university with an award-winning library, outstanding archival treasures, and an exciting calendar of literary events.

Year 1: Acts of Reading; Controversial Classics; Rethinking Reading.

Year 2: Encounters with Shakespeare; The Tragedy of Knowledge.

Year 3: Medieval/Renaissance; Romantic/Victorian; Contemporary/Modern; Creative Writing.

Year 4: A wide range of research specialist courses which promote a deep understanding of the subject. Courses are taught in seminar groups of up to 15 students. The programme of study also includes a supervised dissertation in English or Creative Writing.

Entry Requirements

2024 entry requirements:

Standard entry:
4 Highers at AABB (by end of S5) plus English at National 5. Those with Highers at BBB by end of S5 are encouraged to apply.

Entry to year 2 may be possible with 3 Advanced Highers at ABB including a English at A.

Widening access entry:
2 Highers at BB (by end of S5). Additional Highers/Advanced Highers in S6.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

MA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

TBC

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

Arts and Social Sciences

Department

Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.abdn.ac.uk