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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    North Highland College UHI

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Are you passionate about reading and interested in the study of literature, but also keen on developing your own creative writing? If so, this exciting new degree gives you the chance to do both.You will explore literature in a global context, looking in-depth at language and literary history within texts and on the international literary stage. You will also receive a solid grounding in the creative principles, in both form and structure, of four of the main areas of creative writing: poetry, prose, playwriting and the screenplay. You will explore how these can inform and support other areas of professional writing in gaming, advertising, marketing, vlogs etc.Taught by experienced staff from a variety of literary, creative and professional backgrounds, you will cover a wide range of authors, in English and translation, as well as theory from classic to contemporary. With a solid foundation in genres and periods in years one and two, and research-based modules in years three and four, you will become a confident and enthusiastic writer, researcher and reader.There will be two mandatory Residentials in first year, plus additional residentials in subsequent years, and you will be required to self-fund any travel to these and cover accommodation and subsistence costs.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,360per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

A level : BC

Must include English at grade C or above, plus one from the list of relevant subjects:English, History, Geography, Modern Studies, Politics, Sociology, Economics, Psychology, Philosophy, Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies, Religious Education, Media Studies, Language subjects, Maths, Sciences subjects (Human Biology and Biology will be counted as 2 separate subjects)

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University information

University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

  • Campus address

    University of the Highlands and Islands, UHI Executive Office, Ness Walk, Inverness, Highland, IV3 5SQ, Scotland

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