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Creative Writing

Far from having a deceptive name, Creative Writing is exactly what it says on the tin. Creative Writing degrees will cover all aspects of writing, from fiction to nonfiction, poetry to scriptwriting, encapsulating a myriad of different styles to help you flourish as a writer.

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Universities Offering Degrees within

Creative Writing

Campus
Institution Name
Country
Campus Style
Institution Size
Selectivity
Education Model
Arts University Bournemouth
UK
City Island Campus : One campus. Multiple disciplines. Unlimited possibilities
Small Institution <5000
Selective (25-50% admitted)
As a specialist creative arts university we want our students to be experts in their discipline and so we offer single subjects.
University of Birmingham
UK, UAE
Our campus is just outside of the city centre of Birmingham, 7 minutes from our train station.
Very Large Institution >30,000
Selective (25-50% admitted)
We are a Russell Group university which hosts outstanding teaching and learning on campus.
Brock University
Canada
Brock is situated in the heart of the Niagara region, putting you in the centre of a vibrant and cul
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Somewhat Selective (50-75% admitted) Need to meet prerequisite subject/grade requirements in addition to G11/12 grade average requirement
We offer so many ways for you to design your degree, your way. In most of our programs.
Cardiff University
UK
City Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
Selective (25-50% admitted)
We have 350 different courses in a wide range of subjects
Carleton College
USA
Carleton College is located in the historic town of Northfield, Minnesota, known for its safety
Small Institution <5000
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model)
Carleton University
Canada
City Island Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
Durham University
UK
Given the collegiate nature of the university, we are both in the city centre and outside of it.
Large Institution 15,000-30,000 A high volume of applications means a number of programmes can be more selective than others
Extremely Selective (<10% admitted)
Single Subject Focus (Joint degrees available), Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Integrated or Thematic degrees, Researched Focused Institution, Vocationally Focused Institution (multiple integrated internships)
University of Essex
UK
Suburban Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Single Subject Focus (Joint degrees available), Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
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Common Degree/ Major Names

BA
English Composition
BA
Writing for Performance
BA
Songwriting
BA
Scriptwriting
BA
Creative and Professional Writing
BA
Screenwriting
BA/BFA
Creative Arts
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Useful Skills

Idea Visualisation
Empathy
Staying Motivated / Working Hard
Staying Positive (Resilience)
Research
Creativity
Written Communication
Attention to Detail
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