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Creative Writing Degrees

Study Creative Writing Degrees

If you love to write, then pursuing a higher education in creative writing will give you a fantastic opportunity to expand on your writing skills and pursue a career in writing. Genres such as poetry, fiction, non-fiction and writing for stage and TV can be covered in your studies and you will be able to build up a body of work and a writing style all of your own.

Graduates of degrees in creative writing can go on to become published novelists, creators of screenplays for TV & film, work in video game story creation, work in journalism and much more.

Your degree will be delivered in a mixture of modes, including lectures, tutorials, seminars and group projects. Depending on your course, you may also have the option to take part in a work placement. Modules you study could include:

  • Fundamental writing techniques
  • Writing for screen (TV & Film)
  • Poetry
  • Research for writing
  • Writing for children and adults
  • Studying writing genres

Creative Writing degrees in 2024

Creative Writing & Publishing BA (Hons)

University of Derby United Kingdom

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Filmmaking - Berlin BA

Macromedia University of Applied Sciences Germany

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Linguistics and... BA

SOAS University of London United Kingdom

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Creative Writing BA (Hons)

Manchester Metropolitan University United Kingdom

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Creative Writing BA (Hons)

De Montfort University United Kingdom

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Bachelor of Arts (Creative Writing) Bachelors

University of Canberra Australia

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Music and Creative Writing BA (Hons)

Bangor University United Kingdom

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English Literature with Creative Writing BA

University of Leeds United Kingdom

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