Creative Writing and Journalism BA Honours

Middlesex University
En London (Inglaterra)

£ 9,000 - ($ 206,543)
IVA inc.

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  • Bachelor's degree
  • London (Inglaterra)
  • Duración:
    3 Years
  • Cuándo:

Is writing your passion? Do you love working creatively with language? BA Creative Writing and Journalism gives you a unique opportunity to develop as a creative writer, gain practical journalistic skills and form a close understanding of the journalism industry. This is the degree for you if you want to improve your skills as a writer in a wide variety of forms including fiction, drama and poetry whilst taking an in depth look at the journalism profession.

Why study BA Creative Writing and Journalism at Middlesex University?

Many professional writers split their time between creative writing projects and work on articles, reviews and columns, while many journalists also work on novels and screenplays. Our inspiring course is designed to equip you with the skills and experience to work in both creative and journalistic writing.

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¿Qué objetivos tiene esta formación?

We cover all aspects of journalism from newspaper to magazines and digital media, combining theory with practical work throughout the course. You'll not only learn how to critically examine writing and media, but also develop skills that prepare you for a career in media industries including newspapers, magazines, television, publishing, PR, advertising, and freelance writing. Our course gives you an abundance of opportunities to experiment with language and improve your writing and editing skills alongside a solid understanding of the way the journalism and writing industries are now developing.

Requisitos: Interviews, entrance tests, portfolios and auditions Entry onto this course does not require an interview, entrance test, portfolio or audition.


Dónde se imparte y en qué fechas

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The Burroughs, NW4 4BT, London, Inglaterra
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¿Qué aprendes en este curso?

Creative Writing
Skills and Training
Transferable skills
portfolio work

Programa académico

The first year of the course introduces you to essential journalism skills and creative writing skills that you can apply across a range of media, including narrative storytelling, finding your voice and exploring character, dialogue and conflict. You will also have the opportunity to use our in house radio studio for recording radio plays.

By your second year you will look closely at journalism in practice, including magazine publishing, and you will start focusing on more specific writing forms like fiction writing, screenwriting and storytelling so you can discover and develop your creative strengths and interests. In the second year screenwriting module, some scripts will be selected by BA Film students and made into short films.

You final year of study allows you to specialise further with your independent project and a wide selection of optional modules from writing for children to photojournalism. If you wish, you can focus more on creative writing in your third year but you will still study journalism, to a lesser extent than the previous years.

There are no exams on this course and all assessment is done by portfolio work.

You can find more information about this course on the programme specification.

Year 1
Words and the World (30 Credits) Compulsory
Character Dialogue and Conflict (30 Credits) Compulsory
Issues in Journalism (30 Credits) Compulsory
Publishing Technologies in Context (30 Credits) Compulsory
Year 2
Journalism in Practice (30 Credits) Compulsory
Storytelling: History and Practice (30 Credits) Optional
Techniques of Fiction (30 Credits) Optional
Screenwriting: The Short Film (30 Credits) Optional
Magazine and Book Publishing (30 Credits) Optional
Global Journalism (30 Credits) Optional
Year 3
Independent Project (30 Credits) Compulsory
Contemporary Journalism (30 Credits) Compulsory
Writing Genres (30 Credits) Optional
Creative Non Fiction (30 Credits) Optional
Publishing Cultures (30 Credits) Optional
Media Events and News Cultures (30 Credits) Optional

Información adicional

£11,500 per year