Designed for talented and committed writers, this course will introduce you to the intricacies of writing including plot, characterisation and narrative study.
The degree enables you to develop your own craft and writing talent and focuses on key aspects of creative writing practice, alongside the study of literature.
This course will allow you to develop and build on your writerly skills, while offering you an opportunity to work with a range of published writers and academics. You'll find yourself at the heart of an active writing community. You'll learn all of the skills required to master the craft of writing, alongside other skills essential to the modern writer, such as editing, drafting, pitching and performing your work. You'll also learn how to give and receive criticism alongside supportive colleagues who are keen to challenge you.
You'll be encouraged to follow your writerly instincts and push yourself outside of your comfort zone. You'll experiment with writing in a variety of genres. A wide range of optional modules places the emphasis on student choice, enabling you to follow your instincts and interests. Our focus on employability will ensure you have the skills and experience necessary to succeed in your future career, and where better to begin than in a UNESCO City of Literature.