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Bangor University

Creative and Professional Writing

This innovative new degree course is run jointly by the School of Creative Studies and Media and the School of English at Bangor. It is aimed at students who want to study writing, and uniquely allows you to approach this study through a variety of disciplinary pathways: instruction in using the techniques and forms of creative writing; study of the short story, the novel and poetry as literary forms; vocationally-oriented modules in journalism, screenwriting, scriptwriting, storytelling, genre writing, writing for performance and publication, and writing for online and other digital media.
Duration 3 years
Level BA Single Hons
Cost UK Home/EU Tuition Fees 2012/13: £9,000. International Tuition Fees 2012/13: £9,800.
During the three years of this degree, you will have the opportunity to work with staff who have a wide range of interests and expertise including poetry, the novel, the short story, documentary and film-making, digital communication, E-publishing, computer games, script and screenwriting, and print and broadcast journalism.
260-300 points. We consider mature students with non-standard qualifications. Applicants will be asked to submit a brief portfolio of writing.
First Year modules you might take include: Creative Practice, Creative Writing: Prose, Creative Writing: Poetry, Creating Narratives, Introduction to Textual Analysis, Introduction to Journalism, Introduction to Screenwriting. Second Year modules you might take include: Creative Writing: The Novel, Creative Writing: Showing and Telling, History and Development of Journalism, Telling Stories, Writing for Film and Television. Third Year modules you might take include: Creative Writing Dissertation, Dissertation, Digital Journalism, Writing for Publishing, Writing for Performance, E-Publishing, Final Year Group Project.
Contact Information
Institution Bangor University
School of Creative Studies and Media, Bangor University
Bangor, Gwynedd
North Wales
LL57 2DG

Tel: 01248 388560 / 01248 383207
Department: School of Creative Studies and Media
Contact Name: Dr Llion Iwan
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