Media and Creative Writing BA (Hons)

University of Hertfordshire

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UCAS CODE P902
Do you want to write for a living and work within the media industries? Media combines well with creative writing because it fosters your ability to critically comment on media texts and develops your creativity in producing your own texts in creative writing. Creative Writing, through working in a range of writing styles, hones your ability to use words, imagery and narrative, all of which translates well into working in media.Studying Creative Writing gives you the opportunity to develop your ... READ MORE

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Full time with time abroad | Main Site | 4 Years | SEP-22

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WUSCA student ranking
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115th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
81st
CompUniGuide subject ranking
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Source: Complete University Guide 2021
65th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-22
Full Time With Time Abroad
4 Years

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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 - 77 = 23% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

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Source: IDP Connect, June 2021

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Source: HESA, 2018

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Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Media Studies
62%
English Literature
27%
English Language & Literature
17%
Psychology
15%
History
15%

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University of Hertfordshire
CompUniGuide ranking
81st
Student rating
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( 3.9)
A new academic year is a time for fresh starts, making new friends and a time to gain new skills and try new activities. Given the current situation, the University of Hertfordshire understands that some students may be feeling anxious about what the start of term will look like. The university is currently working to get their campuses ready, to ensure students feel safe and prepared for their new adventures with Herts. University of Hertfordshire has achieved the top gold ranking in the Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2018. The University of Hertfordshire is located in Hatfield, just 25 minutes north of London by train. Their amazing facilities including a full-scale replica Crown Court, multi-million-pound Science building, in-house flight simulators and £38m entertainment venue.

Where you'll study

University of Hertfordshire

University Admissions Service College Lane Hatfield
Hertfordshire
AL10 9AB United Kingdom Nearest train station: Hatfield   0.9 miles away

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