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Creative Writing (with Foundation) BA (Hons)

University of Gloucestershire

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Why an Integrated Foundation Stage?**An Integrated Foundation Stage starts your degree studies with a year spent learning the skills required to progress onto a full honours degree. Alongside an introduction to Creative Writing, you will develop valuable study skills, communication, team work and problem-solving techniques which help to build your confidence and prepare you for the rest of your course.**Why Creative Writing?**Our Creative Writing degree enables you to focus on your existing creative passions and experiment with a wide range of styles, modes and genres. You’ll explore fundamentals of prose, poetry and dramatic writing, before specialising in an area (or areas) to suit your own interests and career ambitions. As well as the chance to gain experience with organisations such as the Parabola Arts Centre, the Everyman Theatre and Johnson & Alcock literary agency, you’ll meet established authors, agents and editors as you learn more about how to succeed in the publishing industry. You can also immerse yourself in a vibrant local literary culture, with The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival right on your doorstep.You’ll draw on the expertise of experienced lecturers including professional authors specialising in a range of genres such as transgressive writing, confessional poetry, sci-fi, horror and speculative fiction. There are opportunities to join our Creative Writing society and showcase work in a variety of settings, including at open mic nights and through staged readings of plays by actors. You could also see your work published in our student-led magazine, ‘Show Don’t Tell’, or in our annual paperback anthology, the ‘New Writing’ series. **Why University of Gloucestershire?**We’ve been using our expertise to support and inspire students since 1847. Join us and you will benefit from professional-standard facilities in the beautiful, historic surroundings of Cheltenham and Gloucester. With the University of Gloucestershire offering a wide variety of courses, you will have the best of both worlds - a large learning community with more than 80 societies and sports clubs to enjoy while also benefiting from lecturers who know and value you as an individual.Through our innovative Your Future Plan scheme, you will be challenged and supported to become the graduate that you want to be, ready to succeed in your chosen field. Your personal tutor will help you build your network of connections and take advantage of a range of opportunities including field trips and placements, offering invaluable experience outside the lecture theatre.Our students never tire of finding inspiration here in the beautiful county of Gloucestershire, home to over 45 festivals every year, including 2000trees, Wychwood and the world-famous Cheltenham Literature festival. Many students gain valuable skills and experience working at these events alongside their studies.**Come and experience the University of Gloucestershire for yourself by booking an open day at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay.****Experience an open day**Take the next step and book yourself a place at a University of Gloucestershire open day at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay. This is your chance to see the university for yourself, get a real insight into what we're about and meet your potential course tutors and lecturers. Our student ambassadors will also be on hand to show you round your campus. Take the opportunity to get up-to-the minute advice and guidance from the people who have been here and experienced University of Gloucestershire life already.**To find out more information about this course, visit www.glos.ac.uk/OurCourses, email us on enquiries@glos.ac.uk or call 03330 14 14 14.**

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,700per year

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A level : EEE

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University information

University of Gloucestershire

  • University League Table

    97th

  • Campus address

    University of Gloucestershire, The Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2RH, England

Diverse and inclusive community, welcoming students from over 60 countries worldwide.
Exceptional one-to-one support, with Helpzones on every campus.
Wide array of scholarships and awards for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 53 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 168
    87 51%

    47th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55 55%

    21st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    36th

    25

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