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BA(Hons)Creative Writing

Falmouth University
United Kingdom, Woodlane, Falmouth
Tuition fee To be confirmed
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falmouth.ac.uk/creativewriting 

Overview

Join an inspiring creative community, where you can experiment with all forms of writing, explore audiences in the virtual and real world. and discover what this means for your own work.

Creative Writing at Falmouth starts with you as a writer and creative producer. You’ll learn the craft of creative writing and how to draft, edit and pitch your work by exploring a range of genres, forms and audiences. You’ll also have the opportunity to specialise in areas such as poetry, nonfiction, scriptwriting, YA fiction and writing for digital games. Working on your final portfolio, industry-engaged projects and online profile will help you develop the confidence and technical skills needed for professional practice or postgraduate study.

Programme structure

*Year One *

The first year provides foundational skills and knowledge of contemporary writing practice. 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 Reading as a writer
o Audience & context
o Introduction to publishing
o Writing as a reader

*Year Two *

The second year allows you to experiment with different forms of writing, from screenwriting to fiction, while developing your ability to generate ideas. pitch, and collaborate on set and negotiated projects.

o Writing project I
o Screenwriting workshop
o Poetry workshop
o Games & digital writing workshop
o Writing project II
o Creative non-fiction workshop
o Fiction workshop a Scri.t worksho 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 & environment writing workshop
o Children & young adult writing workshop
o Creative writing portfolio
o Transitions: writer in the marketplace

Career opportunities

o Writing for newspapers, magazines and websites
o Writing for film, TV and radio
o Work in editorial or publishing
o Work in PR, marketing and arts administration
o Teaching and postgraduate study

Apply now! Fall semester 2019/20
Application deadline
Aug 1, 2018 23:59
Europe/Budapest time

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

Application period has ended
Studies commence
Oct 1, 2019

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States