Joint Honours

Below are the six options you can combine with Creative Writing to create a joint honours degree. Please follow the links below each one to hear from our students who have studied these combinations.

Please note: English Language and Playwriting are available as joint honours degree choices from 2021.

English Literature

English Literature at Worcester is a diverse and stimulating degree in which you will encounter a range of different kinds of writing, from the Early Modern period to the present day. LINK

English Language

At Worcester, you will have the opportunity to explore the power that language has to influence how people view their world, from community formation to personal identity, and business relations. LINK

History

Study for a History degree at Worcester and you can learn history as it’s being written. Your lecturers will be the authors of some of the books you’re using – and you’ll even get the chance to contribute to their research. LINK

Screenwriting

Screenwriting at Worcester emphasises learning through practice, giving you the opportunity to nurture your love of story and refine your skills as a writer and media practitioner for the 21st century. LINK

Illustration

Illustration is a visual language, and has a relationship with the text that it addresses. Each half of the partnership has different moves, but they have to work together. At Worcester, you can be part of the global picture. LINK

Playwriting

Playwriting at University of Worcester is a uniquely focused course, delivered by a team which includes professional playwrights, to prepare you for a career as a writer for theatre and live performance.

“If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.”

Toni Morrison

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