You will be given a foundation in the main genres of Creative Writing and the fundamentals of contemporary professional writing and editing. Over three years you will explore writing prose, poetry, life writing and media writing, taught by award winning writers and guest speakers from industry. You have the opportunity to attend a vibrant series of lectures, workshops and readings from visiting writers. You will be supported to develop a writer’s network and evolve your own distinctive writing practice and submit your work for publication.
“Studying creative writing at the University of Worcester was the best choice I have ever made. I went into my degree knowing I wanted to be a writer, but I didn’t realise there was so many variations. The lecturers made sure we were exposed to all sectors of the creative industry and helped all of us reach our full potential and break into our selected career paths – something I’ll forever be grateful for.”
Lydia Chenhall BA hons Creative Writing & English Literature 2020
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“The Creative Writing course was all that I needed to truly believe in myself as a writer. It was an investment that has propelled my career to heights I once thought unimaginable. All the hard work, the extracurricular opportunities and the contacts made through the course influenced me in the best way possible. By combining Creative Writing with Screenwriting, I felt like every assignment, every piece of work and every lesson added to my growing portfolio.”
Miguel Guerreiro Lourenço BA hons Creative Writing & Screenwriting 2019
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