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.

 

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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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

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 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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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

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

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

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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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

News and Events

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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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Bimini Bon Boulash, Ed Miliband and Jyoti Patel
11 Aug 2021

Drag icon, chart-topping podcasters and bestselling authors join UEA Live’s 30th anniversary line-up

A stellar line-up of writers and change-makers from the worlds of literature, media and politics, including Bimini Bon Boulash and Ed Miliband, are coming...

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Four UEA academics appointed Fellows of the Royal Society of Literature

Professors Tessa McWatt, Rebecca Stott and Vesna Goldsworthy and Emeritus Professor Jon Cook were today (Tuesday 6 July) recognised for their exceptional...

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