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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Luton Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Find your specialism and become the writer of your dreams with our innovative, skill-building course which encourages you to experiment with different modes and genres across a range of media platforms. Our small cohort sizes mean you benefit from personal, tailored support. Explore writing in a way you may not have experienced before, from fantasy and horror fiction to scriptwriting and performance poetry. Your academic team are all experienced writers who will encourage you to find where your aptitudes and enthusiasms lie, helping you to develop your own writing practice and style.This course benefits from a close relationship with other creative courses such as journalism, media, and art and design so you work in an atmosphere of collaborative, artistic energy. You also have many opportunities to share your work, including open-mic nights, online publishing and in our annual published anthology of student writing. Graduates from the course have gone on to successful careers in a range of fields, from published authors of fantasy writing and innovative poetry to editorial roles, from professional YouTubers to creative-writing lecturers.In three of the past four academic years, the course has received a 100% overall rating in the National Student Survey. We are currently ranked 12th in the 2020 Good University Guide Creative Writing league table.**Why choose this course?**- Learn from experienced writers, academics, research students and alumni as well as forging links with media, journalism and art and design students- Study theories of writing and poetics alongside critical and philosophical standpoints and use this knowledge to inform your own creative work in areas like innovative writing, scriptwriting, and genre writing- Develop your own creative specialism; we have particular expertise in innovative writing, horror and fantasy writing- Benefit from a course which opens doors to careers in addition to that of full-time writer including advertising and copywriting, TV script-editing, reviewing, publishing, teaching or postgraduate study

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,200per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Bedfordshire

  • University League Table


  • Campus address

    University of Bedfordshire, Park Square, Luton, Luton, LU1 3JU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    29th out of 55

  • Entry standards

    / Max 168
    83 49%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.42 88%


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