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Course summary

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. What you should know about this course

  • Develop your fundamental writing skills in a range of disciplines, while specialising through a choice of options
  • Engage with a wide range of texts from many periods and cultures
  • Expand the scope and depth of your writing across a variety of formats while incorporating courses from other subjects
  • Enables you to undertake research and develop the skills to critically evaluate texts and contexts
  • Study and create writing across a variety of genres and media, professional writing, and writing for performances.

Modules

All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.

Assessment method

On this course, students are assessed by take-home exams, coursework and practice assessments on campus where required. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.


How to apply

Application codes

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We also accept UCAS points from alternative Level 3 qualifications including: BTEC Nationals, the International Baccalaureate and Scottish and Irish Highers.


English language requirements

For more information about our English Language Requirements, please click on the following link.

https://www.gre.ac.uk/international/help-and-support/courses


Unistats information

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81%
Student satisfaction
60%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
80%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £15100 Year 1
International £15100 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees were set for the 2022/23 intake. Therefore, this may change for the 2023/24 academic year. Please follow this link for more information https://www.gre.ac.uk/finance
Creative Writing at University of Greenwich - UCAS