School of Writing, Publishing and the Humanities – Bath Spa University

School of Writing, Publishing and the Humanities

Making sense of the world and our interactions within it. Explore the diversity of the human experience through our compelling programmes of study.

University of the Year for Social Inclusion

Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2024

#2 in the South West Overall

for Creative Writing (Complete University Guide, 2024)

#6 in the UK

and #1 in the South West for Creative Writing Graduate Prospects – Outcomes (Complete University Guide, 2024)

#10 in the UK

for Graduate Prospects in Creative Writing (Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2024)

#10 in UK

for Satisfied with Teaching in Journalism (Guardian University Guide, 2024)

The School of Writing, Publishing and the Humanities is Bath Spa's focal point for teaching and research in Creative Writing, Publishing, English Literature, History and Heritage, Politics, Religions, Philosophy and Ethics and Environmental Humanities.

Based in a thriving world heritage city, our courses are taught by leaders in their respective fields. They will encourage you to take an interdisciplinary and holistic approach to your own studies, whether you decide to focus on a single subject or to explore the connections between them.

"The tutors were always friendly, encouraging and approachable. It was a life changing experience, and the best thing I have ever done.”

Nicola Tallis, BA (Hons) History graduate

"The passion the lecturers have for the course shines through in the breadth of the modules and assessments available, making you feel supported and confident at every stage of your degree."

Tessa Kerslake, BA (Hons) English Literature graduate

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