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Creative Writing BA (Hons)

This enjoyable and demanding course allows you to develop a distinctive voice as a writer. A range of writing skills is developed through a carefully planned and precisely structured approach. You will explore the poem, short story, autobiography, biography, scriptwriting and writing for performance. A wide combination of core and optional modules is available and our dedicated team of six published writers support individual writing skills through regular, friendly workshops and seminars throughout. All graduates of the programme leave as published authors already by contributing to the UN annual Creative Writing Yearbook, Red Kite, an ISBN publication, which sells across the globe.

The focus on writing skills, imaginative thinking analysis and communication enables graduates to enter a wide range of employment where skills in those areas are essential. These include journalism, publishing, public administration, arts administration, retailing, marketing, advertising, media and communications, librarianship, teaching and many more.



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Waterside Campus
Three years full-time or flexible part-time.

Standard entry requirements apply. A typical offer would be BCC at A level, DMM at BTEC or 112 UCAS points. Applicants would normally be expected to hold an English Literature or Language A level at grade C, or an equivalent qualification. 

Applications from international students are welcomed. For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.