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English and Creative Writing BA (Hons)

University of Portsmouth

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Full-time | Main Site | 3 Years | 14-SEP-20
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Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    QW38

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    53rd

    2
  • Subject Ranking

    18th

    6 (Creative Writing)
  • Entry Standards

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    104

  • Graduate Prospects

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    80

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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    3.78

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    14-SEP-20

Course Summary

**Overview**Do you see yourself as the next JK Rowling? Have you always dreamed about writing your own novel or publishing your own work?On this BA (Hons) English and Creative Writing degree course, you’ll fuel your writing with inspiration drawn from the study of great literature. You’ll develop your voice and hone your craft under the guidance of published authors, poets and playwrights.This course provides you with the skills and market awareness to succeed in disciplines such as writing, editing, publishing and teaching.**What you'll experience**On this English and Creative Writing degree course you’ll:- Develop your ability to write as a critic and creator, and become an expert in the history of literature, its modern trends and how the written word is evolving- Learn techniques for producing short stories, poetry and plays and learn to dissect, critique and perform your writing- Tailor your studies, choosing module options that match your interests and career ambitions- Publish your work in our annual anthology and course blog- Learn from visiting professional novelists, poets and playwrights, such as Andy McNab, Francesca Beard and Suzi Feay**Careers and opportunities**When you complete this course, you'll have the necessary knowledge, skills and market awareness to enter a variety of creative careers. You could also go on to postgraduate study or research.Previous graduates have gone on to work in areas such as:- creative writing (prose, poetry, script)- copywriting- publishing- advertising and marketing- arts and events management- local and community broadcasting- teachingRoles our graduates have taken on include:- editor- publishing assistant- copywriter- information abstractor- narrator- projects administratorYou'll get help and support from our Careers and Employability service in finding your first role and for 5 years after you graduate.

Entry Requirements

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  • A level
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • UCAS Tariff
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • GCSE/National 4/National 5

Details

104-112 Tariff points to include a minimum of 2 A levels, including English at grade C.

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

53rd

About this University

The University of Portsmouth gives students the support they need to go beyond what they think is possible – inspired by researchers working on world-changing projects. With work placements, simulation suites, and careers expertise too, it's no surprise that this university is rated Gold in the UK Government's Teaching Excellence Framework.

Address

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University House

Winston Churchill Avenue

Portsmouth

PO1 2UP

UNITED KINGDOM