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Creative & Professional Writing (with Placement) BA (Hons)

Bangor University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This degree course is aimed at students who want to study writing, and uniquely allows you to approach this study through a variety of disciplinary pathways: instruction in using the techniques and forms of creative writing; study of the short story, the novel and poetry as literary forms; vocationally-oriented modules in journalism, screenwriting, scriptwriting, storytelling, genre writing, writing for performance and publication, and writing for online and other digital media. This course will equip you with a solid grounding in the critical and practical skills you will need to pursue a writing career. During the 3 years of this degree, you will have the opportunity to work with staff who have a wide range of interests and expertise including poetry, the novel, the short story, documentary and film-making, digital communication, E-publishing, computer games, script and screenwriting, and print and broadcast journalism.The Placement Year provides you with a fantastic opportunity to broaden your horizons and develop valuable skills and contacts through working in field relevant to your chosen degree subject. The Placement Year is taken between years 2 and 3 of your degree and students are away for the whole of the academic year. The minimum period in placement (at one or more locations) is seven calendar months; more usually you would spend 10-12 months with a placement provider. Placements can be UK-based or overseas and you will work with staff to plan and finalise the placement arrangements. You would normally start sometime in the period June to September of your second year and finish between June and September the following year. You will be supported throughout the placement period by a dedicated member of staff within your academic school.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 104

Typical offer is based on a minimum 104 tariff points from a Level 3 qualification* e.g.• A Levels (no specific subjects required) • International Baccalaureate Diploma • BTEC National/Extended Diploma and Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma: MMM• City & Guilds Advanced Technical/Extended Diploma: case by case• Access: Pass• Welsh Baccalaureate is acceptedInternational Candidates: school leaving qualifications and college diplomas are accepted from countries worldwide (subject to minimum English Language requirements),

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University information

Bangor University

  • University League Table

    72nd

  • Campus address

    Bangor University, Bangor (Wales), LL57 2DG, Wales

International students receive a high level of support at Bangor. The university also offers generous scholarships.
Most of Bangor's degrees can be undertaken with a placement year or international experience to gain valuable employability skills.
To help develop students’ careers, many degrees are accredited by professional bodies of global repute.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    51st out of 123 15

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  • Entry standards

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    126 58%

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    21
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    81st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.21 84%

    12th

    69
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    118 69%

    22nd

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    7th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.26 85%

    10th

    22

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