36 months
17950 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Stories are at the heart of how we communicate and understand the world. Through this Creative Writing (Hons) course at Arts University Bournemouth, you'll gain the skills to join the next generation of creative storytellers.


On this Creative Writing (Hons) course at Arts University Bournemouth, you’ll learn to draw inspiration from existing literature, before developing your own voice.

Key Features 

  • Through a range of exciting projects, you'll explore the whole writing process – from idea generation and research to editing.
  • A career in creative writing could see you working in publishing, a literary agency, freelancing or in education — and that’s just the start. Whether you want to create prose, scripts, poetry or nonfiction, we’ll help you turn writing into a career.

Programme Structure

  • First year allows you to experience different areas of Creative Writing, providing you with a toolkit of fundamental creative and academic skills. 
  • A dynamic series of workshops, lectures and seminars, facilitated by staff and visiting industry professionals, are designed to build your competency. 
  • You'll read widely throughout this level, gaining a solid knowledge of other authors and their work, and an understanding of how this research can impact on your own practice.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

The standard offers for degree courses include:

  • GCE A Levels – BBB at A Level excluding General Studies, or 120 UCAS Tariff points
  • Foundation Diploma in Art and Design at Pass
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma at Distinction* Distinction*
  • BTEC/OCR Extended Diploma at Distinction, Merit, Merit
  • RSL/UAL Diploma – must be combined with other Level 3 qualifications equivalent to 112-120 UCAS Tariff points
  • RSL/ UAL Extended Diploma at Merit
  • A combination of BTEC Subsidiary Diploma and A Levels – equivalent to 120 UCAS Tariff points
  • Three BTEC Subsidiary Diploma passes at Grade Merit
  • Scottish Highers – five passes at Grade C or above

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17950 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

International/EU 2nd&3rd year: £16,950

Living costs for Bournemouth

700 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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