• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
The BA (Hons) Journalism and Creative Writing programme at University of Lincoln has been designed to enable students to combine writing short stories, screenplays, and poetry, with the professional writing required by journalists for magazines, newspapers, and online publishers.
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Overview

Combine a love of creative writing with the practical skills of being a journalist in this joint honours degree at Lincoln.

Working in our suite of industry-standard newsrooms, students can learn the core values of good journalism and how to apply them to the different media platforms available today. Creative Writing workshops offer students the chance to explore new techniques, develop their own voice, and help them become compelling writers.

Your Future Career

This  (Hons) Journalism and Creative Writing programme at University of Lincoln aims to produce graduates with the skills needed to succeed as a writer in the world of publishing or journalism. Graduates from our Journalism courses have gone on to work at national and local magazine brands across a range of sectors, as well as in roles across a variety of media platforms.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Essential Journalism 
  • Essential Law 
  • Introduction to Journalism Studies
  • Introduction to Writing Formats
  • Writing Narrative 
  • Writing Poetry 
  • Writing Portfolio 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    76

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • GCE Advanced Levels: BBC
  • International Baccalaureate: 29 points overall
  • BTEC Extended Diploma: Distinction, Merit, Merit
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma: 45 Level 3 credits with a minimum of 112 UCAS Tariff points
  • Applicants will also need at least three GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, which must include English. Equivalent Level 2 qualifications may be considered.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Part-time - £77.00 per credit point

Living costs for Lincoln

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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