Literature at UEA is not a complete, finished object of study, but a living practice.

Because we also do creative writing, translation and drama in our School, we are aware imaginative writing is not fixed; it is constantly being rewritten and reread. Students are invited to study these processes, and also to be part of them.

A Literature degree with us will give you a wide knowledge of writing in English, from the poetry of the Middle Ages and the plays of Shakespeare to the novels, poetry, drama and non-fiction that are inspiring readers around the world today. Our modular Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts programmes are designed to allow you to follow your interests as a reader and to find your voice as a writer.

In 2012 Norwich was named the United Kingdom's first UNESCO City of Literature, and during your time here you will discover why we say UEA is the place 'where literature lives'.


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