Taught by published, working writers (including acclaimed poets, novelists, journalists and screenwriters), our BA Creative Writing degree introduces writing practice to you in four main forms: fiction, nonfiction, poetry and screenwriting.As you explore the technical craft and process of writing on this BA in Creative Writing, youll develop your skills as a writer, as well as other key abilities such as research and critical analysis.This is one of the longest-established Creative Writing
Taught by published, working writers (including acclaimed poets, novelists, journalists and screenwriters), our BA Creative Writing degree introduces writing practice to you in four main forms: fiction, nonfiction, poetry and screenwriting.As you explore the technical craft and process of writing on this BA in Creative Writing, you'll develop your skills as a writer, as well as other key abilities such as research and critical analysis.This is one of the longest-established Creative Writing degree courses in London and one of only a few courses in the UK to offer innovative fiction and poetry and a strong non-fiction strand. Recent examples of the exciting modules we offer have included travel writing (with an opportunity to study abroad), screenwriting, publishing from book to internet and the history, theory and performance of stand-up comedy. We are also focussed on equipping you with the skills you’ll need to succeed in your career with modules on how to write to industry representatives and we provide excellent career resources.We have thriving partnerships with Wimbledon Bookfest, Barnes Children's Literature Festival and with local schools in London and the south-east, providing you with the chance to volunteer or undertake paid work experience during your time at Roehampton. We also have our in-house publishing imprint, Fincham Press, meaning you could see your work published or be involved in publishing other people’s work.Roehampton has a vibrant research culture and a rolling programme of fellowships – the current holder is the award-winning author Adam Foulds. Special workshops and seminars are organised every year with industry professionals such as editors, screenwriters, graphic novelists, and published authors. The year is rounded off with our annual Creative Writing Day Soiree, a student-organised evening of readings from current students, alumni and industry guests – who will also be sharing their insights and top tips with you.The quality of this course is reflected in official surveys, with the most recent figures showing 97% of our students are satisfied with the quality of teaching we provide (National Student Survey 2015).
There might be a part-time course available for this subject, we are waiting for data from our partner UCAS.
The University of Roehampton was established in 2004. It is a campus university situated on two major sites in, south-west London. The University's academic programs in Business, Creative Writing, Dance, Drama, Education, English, Humanities, Law, Media, Nursing, Social Sciences and Life Sciences . It offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, including MBA and LLBs.
Roehampton changes the lives of its students by developing their confidence, knowledge and adaptability to help them progress into a successful graduate career and fulfilling life. Students and staff are encouraged to support, motivate and challenge each other in a friendly and inclusive community that values people as individuals.
When you enrol at Roehampton, you will be taught by inspiring and passionate lecturers at a beautiful parkland campus, based in the heart of south-west London.
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