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

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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.
Amsterdam University College (AUC)
The Netherlands
Dedicated academic building and student residences. Connected to UvA and VU campuses.
Small Institution <5000
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model)
The American University of Paris
France
City Campus
Small Institution <5000
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Integrated or Thematic degrees, Teaching Focused Institution
Bard College Berlin
Germany
City Campus
Small Institution <5000
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model)
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.
Bishop's University
Canada
Suburban/rural campus (town of approximately 7,000 people)
Small Institution <5000
Somewhat Selective (50-75% admitted)
Liberal Arts and Sciences Education Model
Boston University
USA
Residential campus in a city
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
Subject focused, with a foundation in Liberal Arts. Students apply directly into their program of interest. They focus on their subject/major-specific courses beginning in their first semester, while also exploring other areas through Liberal Arts. Many students pursue more than one subject.
University of Brighton
UK
City Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Integrated or Thematic degrees, Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution, Vocationally Focused Institution (multiple integrated internships)
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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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