This course aligns the professional practice basis of
our journalism programme, the collaborative production basis of our film
production team, and the workshop experience of our creative writing staff.
aim is to produce writers who have gained experience writing individually and collectively
in a range of styles (screen writing, fiction, poetry, social media writing,
arts journalism, and magazine writing) and who have an established portfolio of
work in these areas, as well as an understanding of the market potential of
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On this course you will study a range of modules which may include the following:
An introduction to scriptwriting, including ideas generation and development, narrative structure, character development, synopses, treatments and One Pages. Develop your ability to produce a script that takes into account the range of formats required by the industry (film, TV, drama, documentary). Practical sessions introduce you to cameras, sound recording and lighting and develop your learning of what happens with a script once it has been produced
Improve practical ways of working presented in the first-year module, Online Research and Content Generation, by getting involved in producing work within online communities. Gain instruction and analytical knowledge of different types and methods of creating and interacting with digital narratives. Explore classic hypermedia texts in the context of technological development. Develop your understanding and evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of different digital narrative formats, their publishing platforms and their application for storytelling in both fiction and non-fiction forms.
Other requirements: For the old GCSE system we require grade C or above and for the new GCSE grading system we will accept grade 4 or higher in English Language. In addition, applicants usually have an A Level (or equivalent) in an English-related subject but this is not essential.
Tuition fees cost
£9,250 a year for this course in 2017-18. Part-time tuition fees would be
pro-rated accordingly to the number of credits you're studying. Tuition fees may rise with inflation in future years. Find out more
Tuition fees cost
£11,250 per year for this course starting in 2017-18. Part-time
study is not available for international students on a Tier 4 Student Visa. Find out more
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The BA (Hons) Creative and Professional Writing is a brilliant mix of literature, language studies and creative-writing, covering a wide range of forms and literary periods. It's an ideal course for a student who loves reading and writing and who wants to develop their creative side while having the flexibility, in terms of a career or further study, that an English degree offers.
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