What our students say:
Below you will find student quotes about studying at the University of Worcester, their experience of learning how to be a writer, and information on their joint honours subjects.
“Studying a degree in Creative Writing allowed me to develop my skills as a writer and hone them into something productive. Before studying at Worcester, writing was a hobby and now I view it as a career path; able to understand it as something that can be improved and developed beyond that. In particular, studying a Creative Writing degree at Worcester allowed me to differentiate between writing styles, which led to me realising that I love to write poetry.”
“Studying creative writing at the University of Worcester was the best choice I have ever made. 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.”
“Worcester university is like no other I have studied at. My tutors wanted to understand me and what had motivated me to attempt a BA. Because I was understood I had the right kind of support and the right advice. It became my degree, not just a degree.”
“The Creative Writing tutors at the University of Worcester were an inspiration to me; they helped me discover a voice and feel confident in my work.
I felt encouraged and supported throughout the Creative Writing degree programme to leave my comfort zone and experiment with different literary genres.”
“Creative Writing at the University of Worcester is a form of freedom. If you’ve got stories within you that you are burning to tell, then this degree will help you do that! As someone who has experienced this course, I can honestly say that Worcester will unleash the writer in you and through the power of words, you will become a confident and powerful storyteller.”
“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.”
“When I started my studies, I was encouraged to have confidence in my writing and I quickly became accustomed to letting people read and commend or constructively criticise my work. My confidence grew immensely in the first year alone due to the incredible support and encouragement of the lecturers, and the following two years introduced me to a number of varying styles that I was able to adapt into my own writing and develop my skill into something I will make a successful career out of.”
“Studying Creative Writing at the University of Worcester helped me to hone my creativity and take my first steps towards becoming a professional writer. Under the guidance of published authors and critics, I was encouraged to experiment with different forms and genres while maintaining a style that was distinctively me.”
“Studying a degree in creative writing has given me the opportunity to nurture and exercise my strengths and weaknesses in both creative and academic writing. Throughout my time at Worcester I have discovered a passion for poetry which I have been able to explore thanks to the spoken word events put on at the Hive. My writing has become enriched and unique thanks to my time here.”