Explore a range of different writing styles and platforms that are relevant to the contemporary ways in which writers communicate and showcase their creativity. Learn from professional creative writers who are also experts in their academic fields (e.g. spoken word, contemporary poetry, hypermedia, historical fiction and environmental writing). Opportunities to study as a Major / Minor in your second and third years.
Attend regular events including the Creative Writing Guest Speaker series and the School of Humanities Research Seminar series. Experience a range of additional extracurricular development opportunities including: trips, careers events and industry days, masterclasses, spoken word and open mic nights, and talks from professional writers.
Attend and support national writing events such as Worcester Literature Festival, Worcester Music Festival, Beeline Storytelling Festival, UniSlam, Ledbury Poetry Festival, and Verve Festival. Access specialist creative resources at the School of Humanities Poetry Library based in the Hive (forthcoming).
Single Honours Creative Writing introduces a vibrant and exciting range of career pathways to pursue.
Learn from established and successful writers. Experience new ways to write and challenge yourself to master new techniques.
Become part of a writing community with a number of active clubs and societies. Meet established writers and take part in Q&A sessions.
Choosing single honours means you can pick a larger range of modules in creative writing. Modules* include: Writing for Children; Genre Fiction; Slam Poetry; Contemporary Poetry; Collabowriting; Environmental Writing; Small Press Publishing; Creative Non-Fiction; Writing Witchcraft; and more.
*module availability is subject to change.