University of Worcester

Degree level: Undergraduate

Creative Writing and Media & Culture

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Course summary

Digital skills are vital for the economy and there is a natural synergy between Creative Writing and Media & Culture, particularly in relation to developments in digital media that have occurred over the past few years. In studying this Joint Honours combination, you will build transferrable skills that include learning to write blog portfolios, creating Me-Vies, writing scripts for podcasts or radio and using social media for marketing. It is estimated that over a million digitally skilled people will be needed by 2022 according to the Office for Students (2020) and this course has been created to position you at the forefront of creative content development. Key features

  • Develop an awareness of the exciting possibilities available in contemporary digital marketing and online content creation
  • Study the importance of audience to build a deeper understanding and engagement with different communities
  • Explore creative writing in a variety of styles, genres, and forms
  • Build strong profiles for potential employment in a range of industries such as marketing, communications, and game design
  • Work with peers to develop teambuilding and interpersonal skills
  • Develop an understanding of how creativity intersects with new developments in a media-saturated world
  • Work project opportunities to gain experience in relation to your future career
Why the University of Worcester? The University of Worcester is a close-knit and high-achieving community where students are supported to succeed at every level. The University is a truly inclusive place where every person counts as an individual. From designing imaginative facilities to providing practical support and tailored learning, we strive to help people of all backgrounds and abilities to achieve their own rich potential. We work hard to break down barriers and provide opportunities for all. Recent University of Worcester achievements
  • 20th for student experience and 23rd for teaching quality in the 2022 Sunday Times Good University Guide
  • Shortlisted for Times Higher Education’s University of the Year in 2016, 2019 and 2020
  • Top 3 in the UK for Quality Education in the 2019, 2020 and 2021 Times Higher Education’s University Impact Rankings
  • Sustainability Institution of the Year in the Green Gown Awards 2019
  • Top 10 for Sustained Employment - Longitudinal Educational Outcomes survey (2017)

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
WPFW
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


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
92%
Student satisfaction
70%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
Go onto work and study

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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 £13100* 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 and Media & Culture at University of Worcester - UCAS