University of Worcester

Degree level: Undergraduate

Creative Writing

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Course summary

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Overview Studying Creative Writing will enable you to explore a wide range of dynamic and stimulating modes of writing and creative expression. You will develop your practice with conventional forms of writing (fiction, poetry, life writing) and contemporary creative practices such as spoken word, creative non-fiction and writing for digital media platforms. At the University of Worcester, the focus is on helping you establish your own identity as a writer. Throughout your degree you will be encouraged to experiment as you are supported and mentored by professional writers who will help you to discover what sort of writer you want to be. You will also develop skills that are extremely attractive to employers, such as content creation, presentation and communication, which will give you a competitive edge in the employment market. Key features

  • Explore a range of different writing styles and platforms that are relevant to the contemporary ways in which writers communicate and showcase their creativity.
  • Study a flexible and vibrant portfolio of modules that is constantly developing and improving based on student feedback.
  • Learn from professional creative writers who are also experts in their academic fields (e.g. spoken word, contemporary poetry, hypermedia, historical fiction and environmental writing).
  • Work closely with small groups of peers who will provide feedback on your writing as well as experience one-to-one mentorship with writing tutors.
  • Gain valuable insight into the professional creative industry by participating in work placement opportunities, attending guest speaker events, volunteering, short internships and collaborations.
  • Become a part of a rich and vibrant writing community with a number of active clubs and societies.
  • Attend national writing events such as UniSlam and Verve Poetry Festival
Learn more about the course at our Open Days Visiting us is the best way to get a feel for student life at the University of Worcester. You'll find out more about the course at our subject specific talks, and have the opportunity speak to staff, students and recent graduates about what it’s really like to study at Worcester. Book your place at www.worcester.ac.uk/open-days

Course details

Modules

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Assessment method

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How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
W900
Institution code:
W80
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £12700* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

These fees are set by the University, but are subject to UK Government confirmation. The University expects to apply an inflationary increase to its published fee levels every academic year.
Creative Writing at University of Worcester - UCAS