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

Creative Writing and English Literature

The writer's world has never been more diverse, exciting, and collaborative than it is today. Whether you're eager to embark on creative and community exchanges,...

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BA

Drama and Creative Writing

This unique degree unites UEA’s strengths in creative writing and in drama to immerse you in all aspects of the reading, writing and staging of plays. You will...

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BA

Literature and History

Literature and history are closely intertwined subjects, and this degree enables you to study them together, under the guidance of our leading historians,...

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BA

English Literature and Drama

On this degree you’ll immerse yourself in all aspects of the theatre while gaining a first-class academic grounding in English literature. This will give you a...

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BA

Drama

Offering an exhilarating immersion in all aspects of theatre, this course combines a firm grounding in acting, directing, and practical stagecraft with the...

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BA

English Literature with Creative Writing

It begins – has always begun – with a blank page, from stretched goatskin to flickering, ticking cursor. What will you say? How will you press the sound of your...

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BA

English Literature

Literature at UEA is vivid, contentious and alive: mixed up with passion, politics and play. You’ll gain a first-class grounding in literature from across time...

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Research

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  News
21 Oct 2020

How can we tackle inequalities?

Understanding how and why gender matters is vital to the arts and humanities, whether our interests lie primarily in artistic, social and cultural questions or...

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UEA CW50 logo
29 Sep 2020

Innovative programming celebrates 50 years of Creative Writing at UEA

Beginning on 1 October, the University of East Anglia (UEA) celebrates 50 years of its pioneering Creative Writing programme.

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Authors at the UEA Live festival
06 Aug 2020

UEA Live: writers’ festival launches free autumn line-up

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historic archive book
10 Jul 2020

Unlocking the Archive project opens historic books to new audiences

Rare, ancient books from East Anglia's libraries are now available as never before, thanks to a new digital resource created by the University of East Anglia (UEA).

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Event

UEA Live: Autumn 2020 - Ian McEwan in Conversation

  • Oct 28, 2020 19:30PM
  • Online
  • Literature
  • Free