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BA(Hons)English with Creative Writing

Falmouth University
United Kingdom, Woodlane, Falmouth
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Overview

Take your words beyond the page and discover new forms, ideas and practices, while also exploring essential literary issues. You’ll challenge and be challenged by writing, and discover how audiences, technologies and media are as much the tools of your trade, as your laptop or pen.

This course will introduce you to the ‘business’ of writing, uncovering the demands of publishing and content industries.

Programme structure

*Year One *

The first year provides foundational skills and knowledge of contemporary writing practice alongside an understanding of the ever-changing relationship between literature and the contemporary reader. You’ll be immersed in writing culture – writing, reading, generating ideas and learning more about audiences and the professional contexts of writing.

o The craft of writing
o Writing toolkit
o Origins
o Audience & context
o Introduction to publishing
o Literature now

*Year Two *

In the second year you’ll take two ‘Literature in Time’ modules that are distinctive in allowing you to explore connections between different historical periods, such as Victorian Literature and 21st century writing. You’ll also experiment with different forms of writing, from screenwriting to fiction, developing your confidence and technical skills as a writer.

o Monarchy & dissent
o Revolution & romanticism
o Screenwriting workshop
o Poetry workshop
o Games & digital writing workshop
o Reinventing the Victorians
o Modernisms
o Creative non-fiction workshop
o Fiction workshop
o Script workshop: radio & theatre

*Year Three *

This year is a springboard to your future, beyond university. Working on your creative writing portfolio and a collaborative project. alongside a chosen specialism from one of the advanced writing workshops means that you graduate with the confidence and skills necessary to launch you into professional practice or postgraduate study.

o Collaborative project
o Lifestyle writing workshop: food, fashion. sport, health
o Travel, place, and environment writing workshop
o Children and young adult writing workshop
o Creative writing portfolio & critical essay
o Contemporary writing: what happens next?

Career opportunities

o Journalist, editor, web editor
o Teacher, lecturer in FE and HE, librarian
o Copywriter, web content producer
o Author, poet, playwright, screenwriter
o Work in publishing, marketing and PR
o Postgraduate study (PGCE, MA, PhD), research assistant

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