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Bangor University

Creative Studies

This innovative and unique degree allows you to pursue an interest in a variety of related subject areas such as Professional Writing, Film Studies, Theatre and Performance Studies, Journalism, Media, and New Media Studies. This combination, a meeting of the critical and the creative, allows you to pursue interconnected themes and ideas within different creative and/or critical fields, or to follow through specific genre or creative practice interests, or to contrast and compare those areas across your degree programme. Creative Studies allows students to focus on the fields that interest them most.
Duration 3 years
Level BA Single Hons
Cost UK Home/EU Tuition Fees 2012/13: £9,000. International Tuition Fees 2012/13: £9,800
 
The School of Creative Studies and Media is unique in its close integration of critical and theoretical approaches with hands-on creative practice. Students in the School have the opportunity at all levels to combine a study of their chosen field with practice-based outcomes such as writing, performance, and media/digital media production. The School specialises in a number of key areas: Professional Writing and Journalism; Media and Digital Communication; Film Studies; Performance Studies; Creative and Media Practice. The School has research interests in all areas of Film Studies, with research programmes running in several key areas. We have excellent links with theatre companies, newspapers and the television industry. The School has a fully-equipped media centre with editing suites, production studios, media and digital media equipment. Bangor is the site for a range of Creative Industries conferences, video conferences and events. It is a regular site for visiting creative writers, film-makers, journalists, designers, dramatists, new media makers and more, and encourages students to engage widely with their creative interests beyond the realms of the formal coursework.
Requirements
We aim to interview all candidates. 260-300 points. We consider mature students with non-standard qualifications.
Modules
You can combine modules from any of the following subject areas run by the School of Creative Studies and Media: Creative and Professional Writing, Film Studies, Media Studies, Media and Journalism, Theatre and Performance Studies. This course offers a variety of interesting modules relating to specific areas of interest, such as E-publishing, Advanced Journalism, Transmedia Storytelling, Screenwriting. The collaboration of Media, English and Creative Writing departments provides students with a broad scale of subjects to choose from, and combine.
Contact Information
Institution Bangor University
School of Creative Studies and Media, Bangor University
Bangor, Gwynedd
North Wales
LL57 2DG

Tel: 01248 388560 / 01248 383207
www.bangor.ac.uk/media
Department: School of Creative Studies and Media
Contact Name: Mr Llion Iwan
Contact Email: SCSM@bangor.ac.uk