Creative Writing and Film Cultures BA (Hons)

Kingston University

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( 3.8) 1072 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE WP38
**Reasons to choose Kingston**– You’ll develop the practical skills in writing, self-reflection and revision, necessary to become a successful professional writer.– The degree incorporates professional practice through masterclasses from experts in a range of film-related careers, such as journalism, scriptwriting, festival management and archiving.– Through building a portfolio, you’ll be able to show potential employers you have skills relevant to creative writing, scholarship, journalism, ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
109th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
93rd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
35th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
36th

Start date and duration

Start date
14-SEP-20
Full Time
3 Years

Creative Writing

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 90 = 10% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Creative Writing graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK Creative Writing graduate salary
£20,000

Media Studies

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Media Studies graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK Media Studies graduate salary
£19,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, December 2019

Entry requirements
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Media Studies

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Media Studies
58%
English Literature
24%
History
19%
Sociology
18%
Photography
13%

Creative Writing

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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More info: Year 1 (2020/21): £14,600; Year 2 (2021/22): £15,000; Year 3 (2022/23): £15,450..

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Latest Film Studies reviews

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23 Feb 16

Great people, diversity, very...
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17 Feb 16

Great, I love being a part of a course where I get to learn what I want as well as learning in a diverse community with...

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How Film Studies students rated:

Student rating ( 3.7) 7 reviews

5 star 29%
4 star 43%
3 star 14%
2 star 0%
1 star 14%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 3.8) 1,072 reviews

5 star 21%
4 star 51%
3 star 23%
2 star 3%
1 star 2%
Kingston University
CompUniGuide ranking
93rd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 3.8)
Next open day
Everyone’s different. Thankfully. At Kingston University, welcoming difference is their greatest strength. They are committed to ensuring higher education is accessible to everyone and proudly champion alternative routes into university. They work closely with industry to create courses for tomorrow’s future, meaning your career is future-proofed, helping students put their academic knowledge into practice. This ensures when you leave, you’ll have the agility and problem solving skills you need to thrive in an ever-changing world. Kingston University is proud to be ranked a top 10 London university in the recent Guardian League Table (2019), which was a leap of 23 places from the previous year. Many of their courses, such as design, fashion, journalism, pharmacy and sport science also feature in the top 10 nationally.

Where you'll study

Kingston University

Yorkon Building Kingston University Kingston upon Thames London
KT2 7LB United Kingdom Nearest tube station: Wimbledon  1.6 miles away Nearest train station: Norbiton  0.9 miles away

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