English & Creative Writing degree - at UEA or Manchester?

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A580Hojas Tue 11-Dec-18 19:32:59

May I ask for your opinions if you have one?

Usual pros/cons, comparisons, reputation etc.

This is for one of my children, starting 2019.

Many thanks.

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A580Hojas Wed 12-Dec-18 11:49:26

Hopeful bump - anyone?

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eatyourveg Mon 17-Dec-18 17:16:54

UEA have a particular reputation for it - no idea about Manchester

Bekabeech Mon 17-Dec-18 22:31:35

UEA - tricky to get into, I think they ask for a portfolio of work.

BubblesBuddy Tue 18-Dec-18 16:44:32

What do the grads actually do when they leave the course? Which has better employment prospects? Is anyone actually a creative writer, or does this not matter? Who is the target employer? Is it better than doing English or any other degree that involves writing? I would weigh all this up.

Piggywaspushed Tue 18-Dec-18 19:42:17

UEA . International reputation in the field. Pioneer.

And, yes, lots of recent novelists have creative writing degrees.

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