This programme allows you to expand the scope and depth of your writing across a variety of formats while also incorporating courses from a variety of other subject pathways.

The programme gives you the opportunity to explore a variety of writing in different forms and genres including fiction, poetry, performance writing, playwriting, and screenwriting. Assessment consists of portfolios of work produced each term, alongside journals and reflective essays, during which you will reflect on and analyse the development of your writing process.

The programme equips you with the skills to work in a variety of textual forms,both producing and analysing text. It develops the essential skills of communication, independent research, self-discipline and teamwork valued by employers in a wide range of areas, while allowing you to develop your writing voice and pursue your interest in writing.

The aims of the programme are:

  • To develop your fundamental writing skills in a range of disciplines, while allowing specialisation through choice of options
  • To present a wide range of texts from many periods and cultures, thereby encouraging you to engage with issues of diversity
  • To enable you to undertake research and develop the skills to critically evaluate texts and contexts.

Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee
  • GBP 11200 Year (Non-EEA)
  • GBP 9000 Year (EEA)
Start date
Duration full-time 36 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Course Content

Year 1

  • Writing Poetry and Prose (30 credits)
  • Writing for the Media (30 credits)
  • Writing for Stage and Screen (30 credits)
    One 30-credit option from related subject pathways including language

Year 2

  • Short Story Writing (30 credits)
  • Advanced Poetry Writing (30 credits)
  • Writing for the Screen (30 credits)
  • One 30-credit option from related subject pathways including languages

Year 3

  • Creative Project (30 credits)
  • Novel Writing (30 credits)
  • Two 30-credit options from related subject pathways including languages (60 credits)

English Language Requirements

CAE score
180(Grade C)
TOEFL paper-based test score (read more)

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Applicants should have:

280 UCAS points

OF WHICH 240 points or more from A2 or an equivalent qualification

PLUS GCSEs to include English and Maths at grade C or above.

Applicants may be invited to interview.

Entry requirements are subject to change. Please check the website to confirm detailed requirements before making your application.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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