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Creative Writing and Drama BA (Hons)

De Montfort University

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UCAS CODE: WW84

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Leicester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Study Creative Writing with us to find your voice, refine your talent, and put purpose into every word you write. With inspiring, stimulating themes embedded throughout the course, you will have the opportunity to develop your skills across fiction, poetry, memoir, the graphic novel, screenwriting, non-fiction, audio and performance writing, concrete poetry and new media.  You’ll examine the relationship between word, image, and sound and, by the end of your course, you won’t just be writing – you’ll also be producing your own professional-standard publications. We will also equip you with voice coaching to help you leave DMU as a self-assured public performer. At DMU, you can study Creative Writing with either Drama, Film Studies or Journalism as a joint honours course. You will choose 50 per cent of your options from Creative Writing and 50 per cent from Drama, Film Studies or Journalism. Combining your Creative Writing study with a complimentary academic discipline ensures that your writing stays fresh with different stimuli and you will develop varied skills to broaden your career opportunities. **Key Features:*** Become part of regional writing networks and perform and publish your work through events such as annual book festival States of Independence, DMU’s Cultural eXchanges festival, and spoken word events. * Gain confidence in practical skills in performing and audio recording, and technical skills in digital and print publishing. * We’ll help you to experiment and push you beyond your comfort zone to produce podcasts, audio-visual pieces and multimedia digital work. * Work beyond classroom boundaries in a variety of stimulating settings to promote creativity, including urban walk workshops, museum trips and ghost story workshops in a deconsecrated chapel.* DMU is ranked in the top 10 Creative Writing courses in the UK for graduate prospects, according to the Complete University Guide 2021.* Take part in an overseas trip with  DMU Global, our international experience programme. Our students have considered themes of borders and exile during a walking tour of Berlin, taken part in a scavenger hunt in the New York Public Library, and discovered Danish literature in Copenhagen.* You’ll learn from successful working writers and industry professionals. Recent guest speakers include our visiting professor, poet and novelist Benjamin Zephaniah, novelist Mahsuda Snaith, literary agent Oli Munson and non-fiction author Damian Le Bas.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,250per year

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UCAS Points : 104

- From at least 2 A Levels - Five GCSEs A*-C (9-4) including English Language or Literature

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University information

De Montfort University

  • University League Table

    101st

  • Campus address

    De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    52nd out of 103 26

    24th out of 55 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    118 62%

    62nd

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    56.0 56%

    42nd

    39
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    75th

    56
  • Entry standards

    / Max 168
    115 67%

    23rd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    9th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    28th

    10

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