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Creative Writing and Modern Languages

Bangor University
Program overview
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
English
Start dates
Bangor
September 2022

Bangor
September 2023

Bangor
September 2024

About this program

Creative Writing and Modern Languages

This degree course will enable you to develop a personal creative practice as a writer, offering imaginative approaches in a variety of forms, while gaining skills and critical insights in modern languages and cultures. It offers an exploration of the techniques and contexts of the novel, the short story, poetry, and writing for performance and media. You will be taught by research experts and published writers.

Our cross-disciplinary Creative Writing and Modern Languages degree will give you to opportunity to learn about the cultures and societies of the countries in which your chosen language is spoken, whilst also helping you to hone you own creative voice as a writer. You use the degree as an opportunity to try out new languages (you might want to specialise in more than one), but also to try out different literary genres, whether fiction or non-fiction.

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Admission requirements

For 2022 Entry

Offers are tariff based, 80 - 120 tariff points from a Level 3 qualification* e.g:

  • A Levels (no specific subjects required)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • BTEC National/Extended Diploma and Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma: MMP - DDM
  • City & Guilds Advanced Technical/Extended Diploma: considered on a case by case basis Access
  • Welsh Baccalaureate is accepted
  • T-levels: considered on a case-by-case basis.

International Candidates: school leaving qualifications and college diplomas are accepted from countries worldwide (subject to minimum English Language requirements)

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Year 1

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • Creative Writing: Prose
  • Creative Writing: Poetry
  • Reading, Thinking, Writing

Semester 2

  • Creative Writing: Prose
  • Creative Writing

Year 2

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

Creative Writing: The Novel

Semester 2

C/Writing: Poetry & Short Fict

Year 4

Compulsory Modules

  • Advance Chinese Lang Skills
  • French Lang. Skills
  • Italian Language 2
  • Spanish Language 2

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition

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Career paths

Taught by experienced academics and published novelists and poets, this cross-disciplinary degree offers students valuable critical insight not only into the study of languages, but the publishing industry itself, and part of what our lecturers can offer is the valuable insight needed to embark on your own career as a writer.

You will develop the critical and analytical skills necessary for careers in a broad range of industries, including publishing, journalism, marketing and communications, translation, and teaching.

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Bangor University

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Why study at Bangor University

A top 10 university

The Complete University Guide 2021 results place Bangor amongst the UK’s top 10 universities for student satisfaction (excluding specialist institutions). This reflects the University’s focus on overall student experience.

Wide range of courses

We offer hundreds of courses across the arts and the sciences. We pride ourselves on the quality of our teaching and our courses and lecturers have been rated in the top 10 in the country.

World class teaching & research

Study at a world-class university, which is recognised for the quality of teaching and research. Bangor University is in the top 40 in the UK for research according to the Research Excellence Framework 2014.

Work experience and placements

We offer a variety of options to gain valuable employability skills, which includes supporting you in work placements and internships that you may wish to undertake.

Guaranteed accommodation

We guarantee accommodation for first-year students who apply by the deadline and select us as their Firm Choice. Our accommodation was rated Top 15 in the UK at the What Uni Student Choice Awards 2020.

Free membership of all clubs and societies

Take advantage of the Bangor Student Experience with free membership of student clubs and societies. There are over 150 different ones to choose from, so you can try something new, get involved with sports, meet new friends and get out and explore the local area.

UNRIVALlED location

Choose to study in one of the best places in the UK to be a student. Bangor’s location – close to the mountains and the sea – has been described as ‘the best university setting in the UK’.

Contact info

Bangor University

Bangor University
LL57 2DG Bangor Gwynedd
United Kingdom

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