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English with Creative Writing (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Penryn, United Kingdom
During this English with Creative Writing (Hons) offered at Falmouth University through working on live briefs you’ll gain practical experience with our industry partners in publishing, literary festivals and the writing industries.
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Throughout the English with Creative Writing (Hons) course offered at Falmouth University you’ll learn a wide range of transferable, future-proof skills which are valued in every industry, including the ability to critically analyse, work to briefs and deadlines and produce engaging writing. 

Programme Aims

You can choose to specialise in an area like poetry, non-fiction, scriptwriting or writing for digital games, and learn how to draft, edit and pitch.

You will:
  • Design and run a student-led collaborative project as part of your third year. Previous projects have included producing illustrated anthologies and working in collaboration with the National Trust.
  • Be able to attend our guest lecture series, where you’ll build relationships and contacts within the literary world.
  • Benefit from our Writer in Residence programme, with talks, workshops and discussions.
  • Have the opportunity to attend and participate in literary festivals, such as the Cornwall Contemporary Poetry Festival.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Craft of Writing
  • Writing Toolkit
  • Origins
  • Audience & Context
  • Introduction to Publishing
  • Literature Now

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

General Requirements

We consider all applications on their own individual merit and potential. We invite all applicants to an interview day or audition to give them the opportunity to demonstrate this along with what inspires and motivates them in their field. Applicants will also be able to show their portfolio or give a performance depending on the course. 

We welcome applications from all subject backgrounds, whether you’ve specialised in STEM, the arts or humanities.  

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16000 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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