FIVE REASONS TO CHOOSE CREATIVE WRITING AND PUBLISHING:
• Academically and creatively challenging: we aim to nurture your creative talent and publishing skills across a range of different forms - including short stories, screenplays, poetry, drama and novels.
• We give you the opportunity to develop an understanding of the world of publishers focusing on your research and editing skills and exploring key aspects of publication.
• As all publishers and businesses agree clear writing skills are essential for any creative writer - and equally crucial to any career.
• We take an immersive approach to learning offering a diverse range of teaching approaches, including lectures, seminars, tutorials and workshop sessions.
• You will attend small-group classes with a focus on discussion and learning activities to encourage the self-development and critical reflection accepted as key to the development of personal and professional capacities.
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
16 September 2019
The degree brings together creative writing with the more mechanical side of publishing your written materials. This is the programme for aspiring writers as it links into one programme the craft of writing with the practice of publishing.
Alongside the form and genre options, you will take modules in research and archiving, following which you will create a major piece of work, which may lead to publication. Throughout your three years you will have regular contact with, and support from, a range of different writers.
You will study the cultural and commercial aspects of publishing, as well as the impact of new technologies. Besides this you will gain experience through practical modules where you will work as part of a team to produce material to an industry standard.
There is a strong sense of community among students and staff, and the ratio of staff to students is such that students can access their lecturers when needed. The small classes are always friendly and never intimidating, allowing staff to know their students on a first-name basis.
The programme is assessed in a variety of ways and will include several of the following type of assessment: essays of 1000 to 4000 words in length, document analyses, book reviews, short reports and reflective journals, timed tests, take home exams, field journals, posters, group and individual presentations, dissertations of 10,000 words, wikis, commentaries and film evaluations.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
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|Campus name||Lampeter Campus|
This means the year in which you would like to start the course.
‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.
‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.
You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.
The following entry points are available for this course:
|UCAS Tariff||96 points||Grades are important; however, our offers are not solely based on academic results. We are interested in creative people that demonstrate a strong commitment to their chosen subject area and therefore we welcome applications from individuals from a wide range of backgrounds. To assess student suitability for their chosen course we normally arrange interviews for all applicants at which your skills, achievements and life experience.You may also be required to present a portfolio/examples of work.|
|Channel Islands||£9,000||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,000||Year 1|