School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing

Welcome to our School.

In our corridors you'll bump into world-class writers about literature and into the people who are writing literature today: prose, poetry, plays. It's that thrilling meeting of criticism and creativity – reading and writing, thinking and doing – that makes our School such a special place.

This is why we say that UEA is the place where literature lives.

 

BA

English Literature with Creative Writing

‘Good readers make good writers’ is the ethos of this course. You develop your craft as a writer under the supervision of our world-renowned novelists, poets and...

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BA

English Literature

Gain a first-class grounding in literature from across time and across cultures, and hone the craft of critical writing as you become a talented literary critic....

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BA

Drama

Command the stage – from both on and off it – as you build your confidence and experience, drawing on a wealth of performance styles and traditions from across...

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BA

Literature and History

Study the intertwined disciplines of literature and history under the guidance of our leading historians, literary critics and creative writers at UEA. You’ll...

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BA

English Literature and Drama

Immerse yourself in the practices of both writing and performance on this interdisciplinary degree. You’ll gain a thorough academic grounding in the major genres...

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BA

Drama and Creative Writing

Unite creative writing and performance in this exhilarating and immersive course at UEA. You’ll study a wealth of writing for theatre, cinema, television and...

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BA

Creative Writing and English Literature

Step into the writer’s world and hone your craft in this lively creative degree. Through a mixture of seminars and workshops, you’ll develop your writing ability...

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MA

Creative Writing Scriptwriting

Prepare for a career writing for theatre, film or television with an MA that allows you to explore and produce dramatic writing across the media.  You’ll study...

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MA

Creative Writing Poetry

In our MA Creative Writing (Poetry) we aim to support you in writing poetry of a publishable standard, and to create an encouraging but rigorous environment....

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Research

  Research
Modern poetry in translation series - the translator as creative writer

The translator as creative writer

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  Research
The W.S. Graham archive at UEA

Celebrating W.S. Graham at 100

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  Research
Creative writing student writing with pen and paper

Noirwich - the home of crime writing

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School of Literature Drama and Creative Writing

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World of lights with a really bright light shining from Norwich
12 May 2022

UEA’s research confirmed as ‘world-leading’ by national assessment

The global significance and real-world impact of the University of East Anglia’s (UEA’s) research has been confirmed with the Research Excellence Framework 2021...

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Dr Sabina Dosani and Dr Oskar Jensen
01 Apr 2022

Career changing opportunity for UEA researchers with big ideas  

Two academics from the University of East Anglia (UEA) have been named among the UK’s most promising and exciting early career researchers. 

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Pen on a book
17 Jan 2022

New Centre for Contemporary Poetry to shine a light on marginalised poets

UEA is set to become the home of a new collection of archives amplifying the voices of poets from underrepresented groups in British and Irish literature, thanks...

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16 Dec 2021

Bestselling authors and inspirational thought leaders announced in UEA Live’s spring line-up

With headliners ranging from literary heavy hitters to up-and-coming social activists, and books that include memoir, political commentary, thriller and...

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