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.
- 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.
- 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
- 36 months
- 60 months
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DisciplinesCreative Writing Journalism Media Studies & Mass Media View 218 other Bachelors in Journalism in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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- A Levels: BBC-BBB
- BTEC: DMM-DDM
- 112 UCAS points
International14700 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14700 GBP per year during 36 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
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