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Bachelor of Creative Writing and Journalism (Hons)
Bachelor of Creative Writing and Journalism (Hons)

Bachelor of Creative Writing and Journalism (Hons)

  • ID:UB440152
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£12,900.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£10,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£12,900.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£10,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

English Requirements

 One of the following:

  • IELTS overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each element
  • TOEFL iBT - Listening: 17, Reading: 18, Speaking: 20, Writing: 17
  • Pearson PTE - Listening: 59, Reading: 59, Speaking: 59, Writing:59

Course Information

An innovative course where you will experience a range of creative outlets: widening your choice of career options.

Gain hands-on experience in a wide range of journalistic and creative work, including reporting, news and features, fiction, creative nonfiction and new media writing, working with the latest technology in TV and radio studios, fully equipped edit suites and Press Association news feeds.

Tutors are all professional creative writers with publishing and broadcast expertise - they will support you as you develop your own unique voice and channel it through your writing, and give you practical guidance for getting recognised and published

  • Learn essential tools for writing across genres and media from experienced writers, journalists, academics, research students and alumni
  • Study cross-industry editorial and production skills, with options in magazine, book publishing and radio journalism; and innovative and online writing with options in scriptwriting for film and/or television
  • Develop practical skills in production for television, print and online journalism
  • Gain links with the publishing industry and other writing-related industries through the professional practice element of the course
  • Explore outlets for your own work including the Creative Writing Guild which runs workshops and open mic nights and publishes anthologies of student work
  • Benefit from a course which opens doors to careers in addition that of full-time writer – including advertising and copywriting, TV script-editing, music journalism and teaching or postgraduate study.

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  • Creative Writing Theory And Practice (MED001-1) Compulsory
  • Journalism In Society (MED057-1) Compulsory
  • Reporting And Writing (MED011-1) Compulsory
  • Writing Practices (MED016-1) Compulsory
  • Creative Writing: Research Into Writing (MED003-2) Compulsory
  • Print And Digital Production And Design (MED020-2) Compulsory
  • Innovative Writing (MED010-2) Optional
  • Radio (MED021-2) Optional
  • The Art And Craft Of Journalism (MED081-2) Optional
  • Writing Horror And Dark Fantasy Fiction (MED041-2) Optional
  • Dissertation Special Project - Cnc (MED079-3) Compulsory
  • Ethics And Journalism (MED020-3) Compulsory
  • Practical Special Project - Cnc (MED078-3) Compulsory
  • Special Project In Creative Writing (MED042-3) Compulsory
  • Creative Writing Professional Practice (MED024-3) Optional
  • Experiment And Innovation In Context (MED038-3) Optional
  • Writing Fantasy Fiction (MED044-3) Optional
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Pre Courses

A Degree with a Foundation Year gives you guaranteed entry to an Undergraduate course.

Whether you’re returning to learning and require additional help and support to up-skill, or if you didn’t quite meet the grades to pursue an Undergraduate course, our Degrees with Foundation Year provide a fantastic entry route for you to work towards a degree level qualification.

With our guidance and support you’ll get up to speed within one year, and will be ready to seamlessly progress on to undergraduate study at Bedfordshire.

The Foundation Year provides an opportunity to build up your academic writing skills and numeracy, and will also cover a range of subject specific content to fully prepare you for entry to an Undergraduate degree.

This is an integrated four-year degree, with the foundation year as a key part of the course. You will need to successfully complete the Foundation Year to progress on to the first year of your bachelor’s degree.

Why study a degree with a Foundation Year?

  • Broad-based yet enough depth to give you credible vocational skills
  • Coverage of a variety of areas typically delivered by an expert in this area
  • Gain an understanding of a subject before choosing which route you wish to specialise in
  • Great introduction to further study, and guaranteed progression on to one of our Undergraduate degrees

The degrees offering a Foundation Year provide excellent preparation for your future studies.

During your Foundation Year you will get the opportunity to talk to tutors about your degree study and future career aspirations, and receive guidance on the most appropriate Undergraduate course to help you achieve this; providing you meet the entry requirements and pass the Foundation Year.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Print, broadcast media, online publishing, and press offices all require journalists at local, regional, national and international levels. Other career paths include research, sub-editing, production, editorial, new media production, columnists in regional, national and international media companies.

The creative writing units all contribute to producing creative work of a professional standard, with an emphasis on getting your work published, produced or performed. The creative writing units will have transferable skills which will help in the journalism side of the course.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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