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Creative Writing degrees in the UK in 2024

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Creative Writing & Publishing BA (Hons)

University of Derby United Kingdom

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Writing for Performance BA (Hons)

Royal Central School of Speech and Drama United Kingdom

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Linguistics and... BA

SOAS University of London United Kingdom

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English Literature with Creative Writing BA

University of Leeds United Kingdom

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Creative Writing BA (Hons)

Teesside University United Kingdom

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Creative Writing BA (Hons)

Leeds Arts University United Kingdom

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Creative Writing BA (Hons)

Manchester Metropolitan University United Kingdom

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English and Creative Writing BA (Hons)

Royal Holloway, University of London United Kingdom

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Journalism and Creative Writing BA (Hons)

University of Hertfordshire (UH) United Kingdom

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Creative Writing Degrees in the UK

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

Study in the UK

The UK is a popular destination for international students who want to study abroad. With a wide range of universities offering a variety of courses, there are so many opportunities that students might not be able to find elsewhere. Each university will pride itself on offering high quality education from leading teaching professionals. A qualification gained in the UK will be well regarded across the globe, making an education in the UK a great investment in your future. As well as this, there are many highly ranked universities in the UK, around 17 of which are consistently appearing in the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings.

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