Our programme allows you to develop your creative skills while honing your critical reading across a range of genres and periods.

Our programme allows you to develop your creative skills while honing your critical reading across a range of genres and periods.

How do you become a better writer? Workshops on core writing that is creative will enrich your knowledge of short stories, novels, poetry, scriptwriting and narrative non-fiction, and encourage you to think about your own personal craft.

Our range that is broad of modules explore the political and social debates raised by literature, uncover the cultural and historical contexts that shape literary forms, and expose you to writing from around the whole world. Your final project gives you the chance to complete a prolonged bit of imaginative writing, guided by our award-winning novelists, journalists, and playwrights.

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Programme Overview

Each year of this course gives you a selection of core options in creative writing and English studies, letting you grow your understanding of writing in a selection of genres and traditions. You are encouraged to make connections between your critical and creative practice throughout the amount programme. You can also enrich your degree and with optional modules off their subject areas, including film studies and languages

We support your professional practice with an arts ambassador scheme, regular readings and writers’ events, and possibilities to take paid internships in a range of arts organisations. One of our modules offers a schools placement, and you’ll have vocational opportunities in Southampton arts institutions. Continue reading Our programme allows you to develop your creative skills while honing your critical reading across a range of genres and periods.