University of Chichester

Degree level: Undergraduate

Creative Writing and History

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Course summary

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Explore the relationships between creative writing and historical change across a wide range of modules offered by our History&Politics and English departments. The joint degree is the prefect combination for students wanting do creative practice, learn to write historical fiction, and gain cutting edge research knowledge about the past. In addition to creative writing training and history modules, the programme links the student to museums,galleries and creative spaces located in the city. The department teaching team include world recognized writers and historians, including the prize winning Penguin novelist of Unexploded, Professor Alison MacLeod.

Course details


How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2021.

If you already have a 2021 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application codes

Course code:
VW18
Institution code:
C58
Campus name:
Bishop Otter Campus, Chichester
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)5.5
PTE Academic43

If you are an international student and English is not your first language, 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.


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £14050 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £14050 Year 1

Additional fee information

There is a 20% tuition fee scholarship for EU students.

Provider information

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Our COVID-19 information

University of Chichester
Bishop Otter Campus
College Lane
Chichester
PO19 6PE


Clearing contact details

Clearing Hotline

01243 816001

Course Clearing information

Additional information

Tuesday 10th August: 8-30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wednesday 11th August: 8-30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Then normal office hours: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Course contact details

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Creative Writing and History at University of Chichester - UCAS