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English: Creative and Professional Writing with Integrated Foundation Year BA (Hons)

University of Sunderland

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UCAS CODE: Q301

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Sir Tom Cowie Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This is a four-year version of our exciting new BA (Hons) English: Creative and Professional Writing course, with an integrated foundation year. Explore and develop your own creative talent. Acquire skills in pitching, presenting and networking. Work with established organistions and develop your portfolio for a varied and fulfilling writing career.The BA (Hons) degree in English: Creative and Professional Writing enables you to understand writing as a profession while exploring and developing your own creative talent. You'll be supported by published writers and senior academics to hone your writing and apply your knowledge to literary, technical and professional work. You'll acquire skills in pitching, presenting and networking and learn about a range of industries where writers are in high demand.If you are interested in taking your writing further into a range of creative industries such as publishing, the literary arts including novel writing, poetry and nonfiction, as well as in the media, script and screen writing, marketing, communications and other related activities, this course is for you.You'll learn from experts in their field who will connect you to creative institutions and networks both regionally and nationally, as you gain expertise in creative and professional writing. You’ll have the chance to work with established organisations as well as develop your portfolio for a varied and fulfilling writing career, and take part in the Sunderland Creative Writing Festival and the renowned Sunderland Literature Festival.At each stage of the course, you'll study modules such as Submitting Short Fiction and Poetry, Regional Writing, Environmental Writing and The Business of Writing, alongside English Literature and English Language core learning to develop essential knowledge and critical skills.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,000per year

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UCAS Points : 40

A minimum of 40 UCAS tariff points from Level 3 qualifications (e.g. A or AS Levels, BTEC certificates/diplomas, access courses or equivalent)

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University information

University of Sunderland

  • University League Table

    92nd

  • Campus address

    University of Sunderland, Edinburgh Building, City Campus, Chester Road, Sunderland, Sunderland, SR1 3SD, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    87th out of 100 22

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    92 45%

    95th

    15
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62.0 62%

    50th

    33
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    91st

    11

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