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Creative Writing and Journalism Honours

36 months
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14700 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

The Creative Writing and Journalism Honours at the Middlesex University give you a unique opportunity to develop as a creative writer, gain practical journalistic skills and form a close understanding of the journalism industry. If you want to improve your skills as a writer in a wide variety of forms including fiction, drama and poetry whilst taking an in-depth look at the journalism profession.

Overview

Why study BA Creative Writing and Journalism Honours at Middlesex University?

With the Creative Writing and Journalism Honours at the Middlesex University you don't have to pick between the two areas of interest. This course offers the unique experience of combining both subjects, so you can develop your skills as a writer across different styles.

During the course, you'll cover everything you'll need to know about journalism – from shorthand to digital media. You'll also learn about the life of a journalist whether you want to write for a newspaper, magazine, or online platforms.

On the creative writing side, you'll learn how to critically examine different types of writing – our course gives you plenty of opportunities to experiment with language, styles and formats.

This course prepares you to enter the industry as a professional journalist or go on to work in all sorts of creative industries, from creative writing to comedy.

You'll learn alongside professional authors, playwrights, scriptwriters, and journalists as you develop the skills you need. You'll also get plenty of practice with opportunities like North London Story Festival and many others.

Career Opportunities

  • The course prepares you 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. Middlesex graduates include comedian and writer Russell Kane, playwright Rosa Connor, and performance poet and writer Laura Dockrill. 
  • The course is also particularly useful in areas where work on analysing and producing language is central including journalism, copywriting, advertising, website management, politics, PR, teaching, marketing and branding.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Writing Creatively
  • Character, Conflict and Dialogue
  • Journalism Skills 
  • Multimodal Journalism 
  • Screen Writing for Shorts 
  • Fiction: The Short Story 
  • Storytelling for Games
  • Arts, Lifestyle and Sports Journalism 
  • Political Communication 
  • Innovation, Science and Technology 
  • Creative Writing Project 
  • Genre Fiction 
  • Popular Non-Fiction 
  • Long Form Journalism 
  • Journalism, Money and Power
  • Global Journalism and News Culture 
  • Working as a Writer

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Levels: BBC-BBB
  • BTEC: DMM-DDM
  • 112 UCAS points

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14700 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

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

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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