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BA (Hons)Creative Writing

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Overview

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 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, and allows you to develop your authorial voice and pursue your interest in writing.

Programme structure

Year 1
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Writing for Stage and Screen (30 credits)
Writing Poetry and Prose (30 credits)
The Canon: A Short History of Western Literature (30 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Mandarin 1 (30 credits)
Mandarin 2 (30 credits)
Mandarin 3 (30 credits)
Mandarin 4 (30 credits)
Literary Forms of Representation (30 credits)
English For Academic Purposes 6 (30 credits)
English for Academic Purposes 7 (30 credits)
European Languages (French 1) (30 credits)
European Languages (French 2) (30 credits)
European Languages (French 3) (30 credits)
European Languages (French 4) (30 credits)
European Languages (Italian 1) (30 credits)
European Languages (Italian 2) (30 credits)
European Languages (Italian 3) (30 credits)
European Languages (Italian 4) (30 credits)
How to Argue: Critical Reasoning & Current Debates (30 credits)
European Languages (Spanish 1) (30 credits)
European Languages (Spanish 2) (30 credits)
European Languages (Spanish 3) (30 credits)
European Languages (Spanish 4) (30 credits)

Year 2
Students are required to choose 90 credits from this list of options.

Advanced Poetry Writing (30 credits)
Playwriting (30 credits)
Short Story Writing (30 credits)
Writing for the Screen (30 credits)
Writing Journalism for the Digital Age (30 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Mandarin 1 (30 credits)
Mandarin 2 (30 credits)
Mandarin 3 (30 credits)
Mandarin 4 (30 credits)
Advanced Poetry Writing (30 credits)
Playwriting (30 credits)
Short Story Writing (30 credits)
Literature in Context: Fiction since 1800 (30 credits)
Literature in Context: Poetry and Drama since 1800 (30 credits)
Writing for the Screen (30 credits)
International Bestsellers (30 credits)
European Languages (French 1) (30 credits)
European Languages (French 2) (30 credits)
European Languages (French 3) (30 credits)
European Languages (French 4) (30 credits)
European Languages (Italian 1) (30 credits)
European Languages (Italian 2) (30 credits)
European Languages (Italian 3) (30 credits)
European Languages (Italian 4) (30 credits)
Writing Journalism for the Digital Age (30 credits)
Language Research Project (French, Italian, Spanish) (30 credits)
European Languages (Spanish 1) (30 credits)
European Languages (Spanish 2) (30 credits)
European Languages (Spanish 3) (30 credits)
European Languages (Spanish 4) (30 credits)

Year 3
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

LLT Sandwich Placement

Year 4
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Creative Project (LLT) (30 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Mandarin 2 (30 credits)
Mandarin 3 (30 credits)
Mandarin 4 (30 credits)
Novel Writing (30 credits)
English in World Literatures: Postcolonial and Transnational Writing (30 credits)
Screen/Writing (30 credits)
Literature and Publishing Since 1820 (30 credits)
English For Academic Purposes 6 (30 credits)
English for Academic Purposes 7 (30 credits)
Work Placement (LTT) Level 6 (30 credits)
European Languages (French 2) (30 credits)
European Languages (French 3) (30 credits)
European Languages (French 4) (30 credits)
European Languages (Italian 2) (30 credits)
European Languages (Italian 3) (30 credits)
European Languages (Italian 4) (30 credits)
Digital Journalism in Practice (30 credits)
Language Research Project (French, Italian, Spanish) (30 credits)
Love, Tragedy and Cruelty: The Philosophy of Drama and Literature (30 credits)
Contemporary Publishing (30 credits)
European Languages (Spanish 2) (30 credits)
European Languages (Spanish 3) (30 credits)
European Languages (Spanish 4) (30 credits)

Students are required to choose 60 credits from this list of options.

Novel Writing (30 credits)
Screen/Writing (30 credits)
Digital Journalism in Practice (30 credits)
Contemporary Publishing (30 credits)

Career opportunities

Your career and further study options are wide ranging. You may consider careers in research, journalism, publishing, the media, arts administration or in central or local government. You might even become a professional writer. Postgraduate programmes are available at the University of Greenwich if you wish to continue your study and practice, or if you’re considering roles in teaching or social work.

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