Under the guidance of leading experts in writing, editing, publishing and creative writing research, students study in depth a range of forms, genres and aspects of writing craft and industry; experience group project work and workshopping; and develop a major writing project.
The aims of this degree are: to enhance students’ knowledge and skills across a range of writing genres and forms, to facilitate in students an ability to critically reflect on and improve their work, to provide a deep understanding of the relationship between writing practice and the writing industry across a range of project types and contexts, and to encourage students to think creatively and critically about, and contribute to, developments in the creative and cultural industries.
Graduates apply their writing skills to fields such as advertising, editing and publishing, film and television, digital and experiential media, journalism and communications. Many graduates publish or have their work produced, from short stories and short films, to novels and feature films. Graduates also undertake creative doctorates.