University of the West of England

Course Details

BA (Hons) Creative and Professional Writing

Course Description

This wide-reaching and highly practical course provides an excellent grounding in a variety of writing disciplines, setting you on the road to a career in the creative industry of your choice. In addition to studying fiction, stage and screenplays, narrative non-fiction, poetry and copywriting, you will also get the opportunity to develop and hone your own writing skills. This broad spectrum approach represents a unique opportunity, offering you the chance to discover the writing you want to focus on, while introducing you to styles and disciplines you might not have considered. You'll also work on creative briefs and learn how to use the latest platforms to appeal to your audience.

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Career outcomes

On graduation, you will have an impressive blend of subject and trade-specific writing expertise, and a range of highly transferable skills, enabling you to establish a career in a number of rewarding professions. Opportunities in the cultural and creative industries include the arts, creative media, copywriting, blogging and marketing. You will also be equipped for a career in publishing, editing, digital content creation, festival and cultural event management, and teaching.

BA (Hons) Creative and Professional Writing University of the West of England