Creative Writing BA (Hons)

Aberystwyth University

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( 4.4) 1937 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE W801
This course is for those who are interested in enhancing, broadening, and developing your voice and, if you want to explore, discover and immerse yourself in the words that have shaped our world, then a degree in Creative Writing at Aberystwyth University is for you. Our cross-disciplinary degree will introduce you to an ever-expanding industry, providing you with a promising and advantageous start after graduation. Learn the craft of writing poetry, fiction, non-fiction, screenplays and more.... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2018 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
5th / 126
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
65th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
14th

Start date and duration

Start date
23-SEP-19
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 - 85 = 15% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
The percentage of students who graduated with a 2:1 degree or better.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, February 2019

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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A level
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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

Creative Writing

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
English Literature
63%
History
32%
English Language & Literature
26%
Religious Studies & Theology
16%
English Language
15%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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£9,000 per year
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Students from England Students from England
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£9,000 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
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£9,000 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
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£9,000 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
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£13,600 per year
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Latest Creative Writing reviews

Creative Writing
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Catherine
05 Feb 19
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Marcelina
05 Feb 19

Creative Writing BA (Hons)

It's very good. Challenging but amazing. There is, many new thingsnthat I as a student had to learn howcto deal woth...

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How Creative Writing students rated:

Student rating ( 4.4) 26 reviews

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3 star 19%
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Student rating ( 4.4) 1,937 reviews

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Aberystwyth University
CompUniGuide ranking
65th
Student rating
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( 4.4)
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Aberystwyth University (Prifysgol Aberystwyth) is located on the beautiful coast of mid Wales, surrounded by breath-taking scenery of rolling hills and sea. The university, part of the local town affectionately known as “Aber”, forms a vibrant cosmopolitan cultural hub. This beautiful town offers some of the most picturesque views in Wales. Whatever your interest, there is plenty to do in Aberystwyth; with beautiful sandy beaches just a stone’s throw away, and the Cambrian Mountains on our doorstep. There’s no beauty quite like the beauty of Aberystwyth. Students love its location and social life, while it’s internationally renowned for the quality of its teaching and research.

Where you'll study

Aberystwyth University

Penglais Campus
Penglais Road
Aberystwyth
Ceredigion
SY23 3DD United Kingdom Nearest train station: Aberystwyth  0.4 miles away

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