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Creative and Professional Writing BA (Hons)

University of the West of England

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Full-time | Frenchay Campus | 3 Years | 14-SEP-20
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Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    W810

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    55th

    3
  • Subject Ranking

    27th

    11 (Creative Writing)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    129

  • Graduate Prospects

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    45

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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    3.66

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    14-SEP-20

Course Summary

Why study creative and professional writing?

Studying creative and professional writing gives you the necessary breadth and depth of expertise to succeed in the creative industries, the fastest growing sector in the UK. Currently, one in 11 of all UK jobs is creative and the creative industries are outgrowing the rest of the UK economy. The UK publishing industry in particular is experiencing record success, and emerging platforms from Netflix to podcasts are capturing new audiences.

As an entrepreneurial writer, you'll need many strings to your bow. Studying creative and professional writing will help you develop this broad range of skills, from scriptwriting to fiction, from narrative non-fiction to copywriting.

Why UWE Bristol?

BA(Hons) Creative and Professional Writing is industry-facing and connected, giving you opportunities to work with publishers and agents, as well as the Bristol Cultural Development Partnership, Watershed, Poetry Can, Spike Island, the Arnolfini and Bristol Museums, Galleries and Archives.

Our staff will help you develop the technical skills, critical awareness and creative daring you'll need to succeed as a writer across a range of genres. This practice-oriented programme will provide a nurturing environment that helps you develop a sustainable and independent creative practice.

Where can it take me?

With opportunities for networking with Bristol's creative sector, you'll be able to choose from a variety of roles in writing, the arts, publishing, creative media, marketing, advertising and communications.

Careers:

Prepare for an exciting future in the cultural and creative industries. You'll graduate with an impressive blend of subject and trade-specific writing expertise, and a range of highly transferable skills. You could establish a career in a number of professions including the arts, creative media and marketing. You'll also be equipped for a career in publishing, editing, digital content creation, festival and cultural event management, and teaching.

Entry Requirements

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  • A level
  • UCAS Tariff
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • GCSE/National 4/National 5
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Access to HE Diploma

Details

No specific subjects required. Points from A-Level General Studies and AS-Level subjects (not taken onto full A-Level) can be included towards overall tariff. You must have a minimum of two A-Levels.

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

55th

About this University

The University of the West of England, Bristol (UWE Bristol) is one of the largest providers of higher education in South West England. There has been strong emphasis over the years on building close partnerships with businesses and organisations locally, nationally and internationally.

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Frenchay Campus

Coldharbour Lane

Bristol

BS16 1QY

UNITED KINGDOM