Journalism and Creative Writing BA (Hons)

Falmouth University

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( 4.2) 1074 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE 39B4
On this course you’ll explore new ways of storytelling, gain a real understanding of journalism, and graduate with a set of transferable skills to maximise your chance to make an impact in the contemporary media and literary world.This joint degree blends practising and analysing digital journalism with developing your writing skills in a range of fictional and non-fictional contexts, from poetry and screenwriting through to lifestyle and children’s fiction.

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Uni rankings

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WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
67th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
90th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
45th

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 - 80 = 20% 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

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Creative Writing graduate salary at this uni
£16,000
UK Creative Writing graduate salary
£18,000

Journalism

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Journalism graduate salary at this uni
£17,000
UK Journalism graduate salary
£18,000

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

Journalism

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
English Language
37%
English Literature
35%
Media Studies
20%
History
19%
English Language & Literature
18%

Creative Writing

Tuition fees

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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
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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How Creative Writing students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 36 reviews

5 star 48%
4 star 37%
3 star 8%
2 star 2%
1 star 5%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 1,074 reviews

5 star 39%
4 star 50%
3 star 9%
2 star 1%
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Falmouth University
CompUniGuide ranking
90th
Student rating
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( 4.2)
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Falmouth University is highly regarded in the creative industries and has been ranked the ‘Number one arts university in the UK’ by The Sunday Times for three years running. The university also received a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017. Situated across two campuses in the picturesque Cornish coastal towns of Falmouth and Penryn, the university offers a broad range of courses in the following areas: Acting and Theatre Music Event Management Business and Marketing Art and Illustration Film and Television Photography Fashion and Textiles Games and Animation Writing and Journalism Advertising Architecture Interior Design Product Design With outstanding facilities including Mac computers, drawing studios, photography suites, a cinema, TV studios, fashion studios and a live performance venue.

Where you'll study

Falmouth University

Falmouth Campus
Woodlane
Falmouth
Cornwall And Isles Of Scilly
TR11 4RH United Kingdom Nearest train station: Falmouth Town  0.4 miles away

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