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BA (Hons) Creative Writing and Philosophy & Ethics

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Institution C58

UCAS WV85

Bishop Otter campus (Chichester)

3 Years Full Time

Entry Requirements and Fees

2020/21 UK fee: £9,250

2020/21 International fee: £13,500

For further details about fees, please see our Tuition Fee page

 

Typical Offer (individual offers may vary):

  • UCAS Tariff points: 96 - 120 (A levels or combination with AS / EPQ / BTEC / Cambridge Technical)
  • A levels: BBB - CCC including English Literature, English Language, English Language and Literature, Creative Writing or Drama at grade B or C
  • Access to HE Diploma: Pass with 12 level 3 credits worth of English units at Merit
  • International Baccalaureate: 28 points with English Higher at 4
  • IELTS 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5

Course content

The University of Chichester boasts one of the most experienced Creative Writing teams in the UK. You’ll work with highly qualified and experienced tutors, all of whom are practising and published poets, novelists and dramatists.You will learn, through the tutorial experience, to read and study key texts in detail, to think critically and analytically about important ideas and issues, and to write knowledgeably and attractively about questions which matter to you and to society. 

Our facilities

You can take advantage of our range of facilities including:

  • Specific subject librarians are there to offer advice and assistance for your study area, they can provide specialised reading lists and bibliographies if you are having difficulty finding the right materials
  • Additional academic support available such as referencing, essay planning, presentation skills, research and information gathering, plus general dissertation skills
  • Access to over 500,000 e-books, 4,500 e-journals and 100,000 streamed media clips
  • Library and IT services located on campus with Wi-Fi, open access workstations, individual study rooms and group working spaces

Where this can take you

Graduates from this subject area are highly valued by employers for their problem solving and exceptional communication skills.

Careers paths include:

  • Teaching (after taking a PGCE)
  • Publishing
  • Journalism
  • Arts event management
  • University administration
  • Heritage and tourism
  • Accountancy
  • Working with charities
  • Writing
  • Graphic design
  • Youth work
  • Community work

International English Studies

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Teaching and assessment

The key to an English or Creative Writing degree is communication, and at Chichester we focus on your abilities in written and spoken expression through: group work and group presentations opportunities to develop your self-managed research projects developing your skills in critical analysis.

The range of assessments includes: essay; textual analysis; seminar presentation (group or individual); commentary; collaborative project work; portfolio; dissertation and manuscript.

Modules are assessed at every stage of the course, offering cumulative assessment of your progress. Your academic advisor and lecturers are available for advice throughout your degree.

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