We accept a range of qualifications from across the world.Please see our country pages for information on specific entry requirements for your country.In your final year, for your dissertation, you can develop an extended piece of creative writing which particularly interests you.
In some modules, you have the opportunity to produce and present your work in groups.
You also have the opportunity to engage in digital production and presentation of textual material in Media Lab.
Whatever your ambitions, you’ll get the best support at the University of East London.
Our tutors are dedicated to empowering your writing abilities.
SEE YOUR COUNTRY Applicants who do not hold an A2 in English Language or English Literature will be required to submit a Writing sample.
Access to HE Diploma (QAA approved) with 60 credits overall and 45 credits at Level 3 We will also consider the UEL New Beginnings pre-entry course Overall IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in Writing and Speaking; minimum 5.5 in Reading and Listening (or recognised equivalent).That applies to both our teaching philosophy as well as our approach to writing.So at UEL we will show you how to become the writer you want to be. By providing you during your three-year course with a programme that offers stimulating readings, group discussions, lectures and creative assignments.You’ll learn all about fiction writing, poetry, screenwriting and creative non-fiction in a dynamic progression.“It's about getting your feet wet in year one, experimenting in year two and, in your final year, working to professional standards,” says lecturer and internationally published author Tessa Mc Watt.If you don’t quite meet the academic requirements for this course, you can apply with an additional foundation year.Read more about the International Foundation Programme.Jawando attributes much of her success to the support she received from her tutors here.“I developed the confidence to try new things and most importantly, to send my work out,” she recalls.We offer a 5-week and an 11-week pre-sessional course. As an inclusive university, we recognise that applicants who have been out of education for some time may not have the formal qualifications usually required for entry to a course.We welcome applications from those who can demonstrate their enthusiasm and commitment to study and have the relevant life/work experience that equips them to succeed on the course.