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BA (Hons)Creative and Professional Writing

University of Winchester
United Kingdom, Winchester
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Overview

Creative and Professional Writing at Winchester encourages students to develop their writing skills in a range of different forms and environments. Through workshops they evolve as writers and approach writing with due cognisance of wider literary, cultural and professional contexts. Students utilise their advanced communication and writing skills in a variety of creative and professional contexts, learning how they can use different techniques, styles and tones to match a wide variety of audiences.

Programme structure

In Year 1, students learn to work in the four key genres of creative writing (fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry and script) and develop skills in editing and proofreading. Students write short stories, prepare TV/film scripts, work with numerous poetic forms and investigate memoir and biographical narratives. Additionally, they are encouraged to develop their own creativity in a variety of ways and to examine ways in which writers use and break the rules of writing.

In Year 2, students can choose to specialise in particular genres of writing, many of which relate clearly to specific professional/vocational environments such as communication media; performative contexts, such as stage or screen; community or employment scenarios; or popular areas of professional writing. At the same time students are further developing their research, editing and publishing skills.

Work placement: All students are offered the chance to conduct a work placement in Year 2.

In Year 3, students may take professionally-orientated modules that focus on areas such as museum and gallery exhibitions, radio plays, film script and creative non-fiction for children, in addition to modules that focus on aspects of creative writing practice such as adult fiction, comic books and graphic novels, contemporary poetic styles, science and historical fiction, and advanced playwriting.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States