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Creative and Professional Writing BA (Hons)

Leeds Trinity University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Do you want to turn your passion for writing into your career?Award-winning writers from the fields of journalism, fiction, poetry and film will work with you to develop your writing skills in a range of online and offline media. You'll understand the different styles required for feature writing, arts journalism, novels, short stories and poetry.On this course you will learn how to write for TV and film, understanding the process that takes your writing from script to screen.You'll take part in creative writing workshops, gaining confidence in writing poetry and fiction and discovering how to give and receive constructive criticism.We'll show you the professional and commercial use of writing across all of these areas, as well as encouraging cross-media exploration that will enable you to produce creative and innovative writing. You’ll also explore the potential of digital media as a platform for your creativity, focusing on online storytelling and game-based narratives.The programme enables you to address this theme across English, Film and Media subject areas: exciting and evolving disciplines that cover digital media production, literary analysis, creative writing, language and linguistics or film analysis. There is a high degree of choice so you can tailor your programme to your personal strengths and passions.By the time you graduate, you'll have extensive experience of writing individually and collectively in a range of styles, an established writing portfolio and an understanding of the market potential of your writing.**Professional placements**Our students have completed their placements at a wide range of organisations – from film production companies and recording studios, to local newspapers and MPs' offices. If you're interested in teaching, you could also experience working in a primary or secondary school.**Career opportunities**Our graduates have gone on to the following roles: online content editor, journalist, magazine editor, TV production, primary school teacher (after further study), research assistant, archivist, feature writer, radio producer, publishing editor.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 12,000per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 104

GCSE English language at grade C or 4 (or higher) will be required

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University information

Leeds Trinity University

  • University League Table

    122nd

  • Campus address

    Leeds Trinity University, Brownberrie Lane, Horsforth, Leeds, Leeds, LS18 5HD, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    113th out of 123 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    87 40%

    120th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    81st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    27th

    20

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