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Creative Writing and History BA (Hons)

University of Chester

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Chester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Teaching takes place at the Parkgate Road Campus.The Creative Writing course gives you the opportunity to develop the skills and techniques to become a creative writer in poetry, drama and fiction (flashes, short stories, novels), and also to write critically. You will learn how your own work fits into the wider world of literature and contemporary publishing. In addition, the study and practice of Creative Writing enables you to develop a number of transferable skills that are highly relevant to many different areas of employment.By studying the human past, it can help you gain a better understanding why the world is as it is and a greater appreciation of your place in it. Studying History will help you to acquire the skills that employers value, such as critical thinking, teamwork, communication skills, information handling and original thinking.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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A level : BCC - BBC

Specific subjects/grades required for entry: Ancient History, Classical Civilisation, History, Politics, Sociology) and (English Language or English - Language & Literature or English Literature or Creative Writing).

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University information

University of Chester

  • University League Table

    94th

  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

With over 19,000 students from 130 countries, the university provides a diverse, vibrant and safe location for a growing number of international students.
Students can choose from a comprehensive range of over 500 courses across all levels, taught at specialist sites with modern facilities.
Courses promote practical learning to enhance employability, with industry placements or overseas opportunities from five weeks to one year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    80th out of 93 4

    30th out of 53 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    107 51%

    64th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52 52%

    77th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.20 84%

    33rd

    13
  • Entry standards

    / Max 168
    102 60%

    42nd

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.22 84%

    14th

    7

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