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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Newman University

  • Study mode

    Full time

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  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Applied Writing** reflects on the distinct ways in which writing and creative practice has contributed to social change and historical activism. It provides opportunities for students to direct their own writing to the crucial issues of our time from the rise of identity politics and cultural conflict, to the social care and climate crises. This practice-based programme enables you to develop and apply creative skills to important social issues taking both a local and global perspective. Students will have the opportunity to collaborate with other creatives, change-makers and influencers who want to work in the creative and digital industries. They will undertake project-based modules, which allows them to showcase their employment skills as they identify and examine issues which affect our world. These projects, allow students to cultivate a network of connections for the future whilst also developing the creative solutions required for meaningful social change. Applied Writing is an innovative degree programme which offers an ideal preparation for careers in a range of sectors from business and media to education and social activism. This degree offers cross-disciplinary training in critical thinking combined with real-world skills delivered through the creative and problem-solving approach of the humanities. It and can also provide a platform to further postgraduate study and professional training.

Application deadline

26 January

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UCAS Points : 96

You should aim to achieve 96 UCAS points including a minimum of CC at A Level or equivalent (e.g. MM at BTEC Diploma or MPP at BTEC Extended Diploma) towards the total tariff.


University information

Newman University, Birmingham

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  • Campus address

    Newman University, Genners Lane, Bartley Green, Birmingham, Birmingham, B32 3NT, England

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