The home of creative talent

Our department is home to five exciting subject areas; literature, film, creative writing, journalism, and drama. Whether you aspire to become a writer, reporter, entrepreneur, or performer, or dream of pursuing a career in a creative industry, you're in the right place.

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Our subjects:
Literature Film Studies Creative Writing Philosophy Journalism Drama
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  • We’re 4th in the UK for Drama and Dance (Guardian University Guide 2024)
  • We’re 7th in the UK for Creative Writing (Guardian University Guide 2024)
  • 90.4% of our research impact is world-leading or internationally excellent (Grade Point Average, REF2021)
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Literature, Film and Theatre Studies Taught Team 5NW.6.16
Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, CO4 3SQ
Telephone: +44 (0)1206 872626