Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Course summary
- Experiment with long and short fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, new media and script.
- Workshop your writing and learn essential skills for drafting and revising your work.
- Connect with diverse audiences through your writing.
- Kickstart your career with accredited work placements.
- lectures, seminars and individual tutorials
- workshopping your writing
- modules focused on specific forms and styles
- working with different organisations and audiences
- generating and pitching ideas
- live readings and performances
- masterclasses from guest writers
- writing trips and retreats
- creative industries, such as theatre and media
- teaching and education
- the charity sector
- arts organisations
- marketing, PR and communications
- local and regional government
- social work
- postgraduate study and academia
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. Important notice: The structure for this course is currently being reviewed and enhanced to provide the best possible learning experience for our students. Module structure, content, delivery and assessment are all likely to change, but we expect the focus of the course and the learning outcomes to remain as described above. Once the changes have been confirmed, updated module information will be published on this page. You will be able to complete a placement year as part of this course. See the modules table below for further information. Year 1 Compulsory modules Being A Writer Craft And Form Writing For The Screen Writing Live Year 2 Compulsory modules A Fine Line: Poetry And Poetics Half Hour Script Ideas Into Action Truth, Half-Truth And Lies: Creative Non-Fiction What's The Story? Long And Short Fiction Year 3 Optional modules Placement Year Final year Compulsory modules Creative Writing Major Project Elective modules Counter-Culture And Creativity Games Narratives Life On Earth: Writing And Environment Make It New: Experimental Writing Writing For Change: Writing And Advocacy Writing For Young People
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Meeting the qualifications on the entry criteria does not guarantee you a place. You should ensure that you submit a personal statement and reference as these will also be considered as part of the selection process. Guidelines on personal statements and references can be found on the UCAS website.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
Please note that this information is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||7||If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 7.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or a recognised equivalent.|
If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 7.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or a recognised equivalent.
Please click the following link to find out more about English language requirements for this course
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.