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Creative Writing, BA Hons
Creative Writing, BA Hons

Creative Writing, BA Hons

  • ID:UG440133
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£15,100.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • OtherFee/Year:£150.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£15,100.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • OtherFee/Year:£150.00
Estimated Total/program:
£82,650.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

English Requirement

IELTS 6.0 overall with minimum 5.5 in each skill

Course Information

This creative writing degree uses the study of great writing from different periods and cultures to help you grow as a writer.

Our degree in creative writing explores the written word across a wide variety of forms and genres. As well as studying fiction and poetry, you'll produce work for stage and screen and for online media.

With option modules, you can expand your studies to include a foreign language or specialise in particular fields of writing, such as journalism. By the end of the course, you should have your own writing style and creative process and have the ability to critically analyse the writing of others.

Popular career options for our creative writing graduates range from professional writing, research and journalism to publishing and arts administration.

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Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Writing for Stage and Screen (30 credits)

  • Writing Poetry and Prose (30 credits)

  • Writing for the Media (30 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

  • Mandarin 1 (30 credits)

  • Mandarin 2 (30 credits)

  • Mandarin 3 (30 credits)

  • Literary Forms of Representation (30 credits)

  • The Canon: A Short History of Western Literature (30 credits)

  • European Languages (French 1) (30 credits)

  • European Languages (French 2) (30 credits)

  • European Languages (French 3) (30 credits)

  • European Languages (French 4) (30 credits)

  • European Languages (Italian 1) (30 credits)

  • European Languages (Italian 2) (30 credits)

  • European Languages (Italian 3) (30 credits)

  • European Languages (Spanish 1) (30 credits)

  • European Languages (Spanish 2) (30 credits)

  • European Languages (Spanish 3) (30 credits)

  • European Languages (Spanish 4) (30 credits)

Year 2

Students are required to choose 90 credits from this list of options.

  • Advanced Poetry Writing (30 credits)

  • Playwriting (30 credits)

  • Short Story Writing (30 credits)

  • Writing for the Screen (30 credits)

  • Writing Journalism (30 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

  • Mandarin 1 (30 credits)

  • Mandarin 2 (30 credits)

  • Mandarin 3 (30 credits)

  • Advanced Poetry Writing (30 credits)

  • Playwriting (30 credits)

  • Short Story Writing (30 credits)

  • Writing for the Screen (30 credits)

  • International Bestsellers (30 credits)

  • Poetry and Drama in Context (30 credits)

  • Prose Fiction in Context (30 credits)

  • European Languages (French 1) (30 credits)

  • European Languages (French 2) (30 credits)

  • European Languages (French 3) (30 credits)

  • European Languages (French 4) (30 credits)

  • European Languages (Italian 1) (30 credits)

  • European Languages (Italian 2) (30 credits)

  • European Languages (Italian 3) (30 credits)

  • Writing Journalism (30 credits)

  • Work Placement (Level 5) (30 credits)

  • Language Research Project (French, Italian, Spanish) (30 credits)

  • European Languages (Spanish 1) (30 credits)

  • European Languages (Spanish 2) (30 credits)

  • European Languages (Spanish 3) (30 credits)

  • European Languages (Spanish 4) (30 credits)

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Creative Project (LLT) (30 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

  • Mandarin 2 (30 credits)

  • Mandarin 3 (30 credits)

  • Novel Writing (30 credits)

  • English in World Literatures: Postcolonial and Transnational Writing (30 credits)

  • Advanced Screenwriting (30 credits)

  • Literature and Publishing Since 1820 (30 credits)

  • Advanced Playwriting (30 credits)

  • European Languages (French 2) (30 credits)

  • European Languages (French 3) (30 credits)

  • European Languages (French 4) (30 credits)

  • European Languages (Italian 2) (30 credits)

  • European Languages (Italian 3) (30 credits)

  • Journalism in Practice (30 credits)

  • Work Placement (Level 6) (30 credits)

  • Language Research Project (French, Italian, Spanish) (30 credits)

  • Contemporary Publishing (30 credits)

  • European Languages (Spanish 2) (30 credits)

  • European Languages (Spanish 3) (30 credits)

  • European Languages (Spanish 4) (30 credits)

Students are required to choose 60 credits from this list of options.

  • Novel Writing (30 credits)

  • Advanced Screenwriting (30 credits)

  • Advanced Playwriting (30 credits)

  • Journalism in Practice (30 credits)

  • Contemporary Publishing (30 credits)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

The skills you acquire through studying our courses will prepare you for careers in a wide range of industries and jobs. Creative writing graduates have gone on to careers in research, journalism, publishing, the media, arts administration or in central or local government. You might even become a professional writer.

Postgraduate courses are available at the University of Greenwich if you wish to continue your study, or if you're considering roles in teaching or social work.

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