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About

The Creative Writing and Journalism (Hons) programme from Middlesex University Dubai offers the unique experience of combining both subjects to enable you to fully explore and develop your skills across different styles of writing such as fiction, screenwriting, short story, long form journalism and multimodal journalism.

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Overview

This Creative Writing and Journalism (Hons) programme from Middlesex University Dubai is ideal if you want to improve your skills as a writer and develop a theoretical foundation of best writing practices. You’ll study all forms of writing, both fiction and non-fiction, as well as drama and screenwriting. You’ll also take an in-depth look at the way journalism and various other writing industries are growing and changing.

Learning to communicate effectively, you’ll learn creative writing skills such as narrative, character, developing dialogue, creating conflict, along with essential journalism skills such as investigative writing and research.

Later in the course, you’ll undertake a work placement in order to put your new skills to practice in a work environment. Previously, we have placed our students with some of the most prestigious media outlets in the UAE and beyond.

Future Careers and Employability

Graduates will be well prepared to go on to careers in creative writing and/or journalism, and across a wide range of industries wherever good writing and critical thinking are valued. The course is also particularly useful in areas where work on analysing and producing language is central. This could include roles in: screenwriting, playwriting, copywriting, advertising, website management, PR, marketing, branding, and journalism. Students are also able to use the skills they’ve developed to work on their own short stories and/or novels. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Journalism Skills
  • What is Journalism?
  • Character, Conflict and Dialogue
  • Writing Creatively 
  • Multimodal Journalism 
  • Political Communication 
  • Arts, Lifestyle and Sports Journalism

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum two, maximum three subjects, with grades of B,B,C (three subjects) or with A*, A* (two subjects)
  • You must have passed the full IB Diploma. In some cases applicants will also need to have studied certain subjects at Standard or Higher Level. 
  • Students who have completed their GCSEs are eligible to join our International Foundation Programme – a one year programme to prepare students for entry onto our Undergraduate Programmes. Please note that students must meet the British AS and A Level entry requirements in order to gain entry into the First Year of any one of our Undergraduate Programmes.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12528 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37584 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.
  • National

    12528 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37584 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.

167,100 AED

Living costs for Dubai

5300 - 9200 AED /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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