Creative Writing BA (Hons)
Our comprehensive programme includes prose, poetry, scriptwriting for the stage and screen, feature journalism, writing for new media, life writing: in fact, whatever you want to write, you’ll find an opportunity at Bath Spa University. We also work with drama and film students to produce films and podcasts, and encourage you to get involved in a wide range of writing-related areas such as readings, performances and magazines.
We accept a wide range of qualifications for entry to our undergraduate programmes. Typical offers include A level grades CCC with a minimum of Grade C in English or related subject. Applicants without A Level English may still be considered.
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This course offers or includes the following modules. The modules you take will depend on your pathway or course combination (if applicable) as well as any optional or open modules chosen. Please check the programme document (below the main image on this page) for more information.
Year one (Level 4) modules
- The Writer’s Workshop 1
- Explorations in Prose Fiction
- The Writer’s Workshop 2
- Reading to Write Poetry
- Introduction to Scriptwriting
Year two (Level 5) modules
- Short Stories
- Form and Listening in Poetry
- Genre Fiction
- Life writing
- Writing for Performance 1
- Sudden Prose
- Scripting for Screen
- Professional Portfolio
- Writing for Performance 2
- Performance Poetry and Spoken Word
- Writing For Young
- Reading as Writers
- Creative Writing and Digital Media
- The Independent Magazine
- Professional Placement Year
Year three (Level 6) modules
- Extended Prose Fiction 1
- Poetry as Synthesis 1
- Advanced Script Project 1
- Advanced Nonfiction Project 1
- Planning and Writing a Novel For Young People 1
- Creative Enterprise Project 1
- Teaching Writing
- Strategy Camp
- Extended Prose Fiction 2
- Poetry as Synthesis
- Advanced Script Project 2
- Advanced Nonfiction Project 2
- Planning and Writing a Novel For Young People 2
- Creative Enterprise Project 2
- Interactive Storytelling
- Teaching Practice
- Professional Engagement
- Publishing Industry Project
- Children’s Publishing
- Writing and Directing for Performance 1
- Writing and Directing for Performance 2
UK and EU students full time fee for year 1 is £9,250
International students full time fee for year 1 is £14,300
Current graduate careers include:
- Children’s Author
- Digital Marketing Executive
- Advertising Copywriter
- Bookstore Owner
- University Lecturer
- Editor (Random House)
About this institute
Bath Spa University
Bath Spa University is a top UK university for creativity, culture, enterprise and education. Based in a World Heritage city and connected to a network of international partners, Bath Spa University ensures that its graduates are socially engaged global citizens....
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