BA (Hons) Creative Writing

London South Bank University
United Kingdom
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
3 years
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Entry Requirements

  • 240 UCAS points
  • CCC at A Level or equivalent
  • BTEC Level 3 Qualifications or a combination of A Level and Level 3 BTEC qualifications
  • All Level 3 qualifications welcome - including the Access to HE Diploma with a minimum of  21 Level 3 credits at Merit
  • Plus English and Maths GCSE (C or above), or equiv.
  • We welcome qualifications from around the world. English language qualifications for international students: IELTS score of 6.0, Cambridge Proficiency or Advanced Grade C.


Year 1

  • Creative non-fiction
  • Text and context
  • Short story and prose
  • Writing the short film
  • Writing for performance
  • Writing poetry

Year 2

  • Writing the novel
  • Cultural memory
  • Radio drama
  • Research into writing
  • Professional writing practice
  • Interactive fiction 

Year 3

  • Major project 1: begin drafting an individual large scale project. This can be either a series of short stories, a novella, a collection of poems, a stage play, a film/television script, graphic novel/comic script, an interactive fiction/video game script or other as agreed with supervising tutor
  • Major project 2: restructuring, redrafting and polishing of creative work begun in major project 1 (double module)
  • Adaptation and dramatisation
  • Literary magazine
  • Media law and ethics

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