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UCAS CODE: W800

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Leicester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Find your voice and discover your own creative writing path through studying with us at DMU. By embedding stimulating themes throughout our distinctive course structure we give you the opportunity to develop 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. As a final confidence boost we include final-year voice coaching to help you leave DMU as a self-assured public performer.**Key features*** 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.* We’ll help you to experiment and push beyond your comfort zone and produce podcasts, audio-visual pieces and multimedia digital work.* We’ll encourage you to join regional writing networks, participate in spoken word events, and perform and publish your work through book fairs and festivals.* 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.* We’re 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. On a walking tour of Berlin we asked students to consider the theme of borders and exile, while others held a scavenger hunt in the New York Public Library and another trip discovered Danish literature in Copenhagen.

Application deadline

15 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

    81st

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    17th out of 53 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 168
    113 66%

    26th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    7th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.87 77%

    38th

    12

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