University of Chichester has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This course examines the art, craft and industry of Creative Writing and Screenwriting, with a particular emphasis on contemporary practice and commercial requirements. Guided by a team of professional and experienced Creative Writers and Screenwriters, with credits in Feature Films, TV Drama, Stage and Radio Drama, and award winning short films as well as publications as novelists, short story writers and poets, the course aims to develop writers with an awareness of industry demands, form and creative approaches used in generating vibrant and original screenplays, poems and short stories for example.
How to apply
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15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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|Campus name||Bishop Otter Campus, Chichester|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||104 - 112 points||A levels or combination with AS/EPQ/BTEC/Cambridge Technical|
|A level||BBC - BCC||English Literature, English Language, English Language and Literature, Creative Writing or Drama at grade B or C.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM - MMM||BTEC/Cambridge Technical|
|Access to HE Diploma||M: 15 credits||Pass with 15 level 3 credits worth of English units at Merit.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||28 points|
|Extended Project||The University welcomes the Extended Project Qualification and this will be taken into account in offers (where presented by an applicant).|
The University welcomes mature applicants who may not have the standard entry requirements listed here. As an alternative, a 'non-standard entry portfolio' may be set for the applicant to complete in order to demonstrate their readiness for higher education. • IELTS 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5
English language requirements
The standard entry requirement for this programme is IELTS 6.0 with no element lower than 5.5. However, you can begin your 3-year degree programme with IELTS 5.5. Our International Route allows you to take 4 credit-bearing modules in International English Studies (IES) as part of your first year studies. This means you study 4 modules in your chosen subject and 4 in International English. The IES Modules allow you to focus on personal language development and your use of English as an academic language. Then, at the end of your first year, you’ll have all the necessary language skills to transfer to full study of your main subject. If you have an IELTS score under 5.5 you can still begin a 3-year degree programme with us. In this case we provide a 5 or 10 week intensive Presessional Programme in English language and academic skills. For the 10 week Programme you’ll need IELTS 4.5, and IELTS 5.0 for the 5 week Programme.
Further details of our international entry requirements can be found on our website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
University of Chichester
Bishop Otter Campus