Creative writing is any writing that goes outside the bounds of normal professional, journalistic, academic, or technical forms of literature. It is typically identified by an emphasis on narrative craft, character development, and the use of literary tropes or with various traditions of poetry and poetics.
Career opportunities from studying Creative Writing:
- Video Game Writer
A* – B in English.
APS: 40 or above.
Curriculum Overview 2015/2016
This course provides a thorough grounding and understanding of creativity within English and will provide an excellent basis for further study or entry into a range of professions.
This course provides opportunities to discuss literature within historical, social and cultural contexts. It develops an understanding of the approaches and methods needed to analyse literary texts and also extend students’ own writing skills.
Students will need a genuine interest in literature, secure writing skills, an open mind and a willingness to enter into debate and discussion.
Students study critical approaches to literature and produce two pieces of coursework on a choice of texts which will demonstrate independent reading. A passion for reading is essential when undertaking this course.