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Creative Writing and Journalism BA (Hons)

Middlesex University

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UCAS CODE: WP85

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Hendon Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-OCT-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Is writing your passion? Do you love working creatively with language? BA Creative Writing and Journalism gives you a unique opportunity to develop as a creative writer, gain practical journalistic skills and form a close understanding of the journalism industry. This is the degree for you if you want to improve your skills as a writer in a wide variety of forms including fiction, drama and poetry whilst taking an in-depth look at the journalism profession.**Why study BA Creative Writing and Journalism at Middlesex University?**Many professional writers split their time between creative writing projects and work on articles, reviews and columns, while many journalists also work on novels and screenplays. Our inspiring course is designed to equip you with the skills and experience to work in both creative and journalistic writing.We cover all aspects of journalism from newspaper to magazines and digital media, combining theory with practical work throughout the course. You'll not only learn how to critically examine writing and media, but also develop skills that prepare you for a career in media industries including newspapers, magazines, television, publishing, PR, advertising, and freelance writing. Our course gives you an abundance of opportunities to experiment with language and improve your writing and editing skills alongside a solid understanding of the way the journalism and writing industries are now developing.**Course highlights**All our tutors are practising writers – our staff include biographer and novelist Lorna Gibb, novelist and short story writer Adam Lively, script writer and director David Cottis and journalist Yasmin Alibhai-Brown.Based in the Grove, a state-of-the-art learning facility, you will be able to collaborate with students from other disciplines and access facilities including professional TV and radio studios, art editing and digital publishing labs.You will learn directly from a wide range of successful creative and writers and journalists through events like the North London Literary Festival and talks from guest speakers.Near London's media and publishing markets, Middlesex is an ideal place to study, gain work experience and make industry contacts – the BA Creative Writing and Journalism includes Entrepreneurship and Work Placement modules.As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,000per year

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UCAS Points : 112

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University information

Middlesex University

  • University League Table

    98th

  • Campus address

    Middlesex University, Hendon Campus, The Burroughs, Barnet, NW4 4BT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    84th out of 97 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    103 51%

    81st

    16
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    51 51%

    77th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.80 76%

    80th

    39

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