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Creative Writing and Media and Culture

University of Worcester
Worcester, Great Britain
Full-time
€10,837.46/year
1301 Points
Duration
3 Years
Language
English
Start date
Sep 2021

Program Description

Digital skills are vital for the economy and there is a natural synergy between Creative Writing and Media & Culture, particularly in relation to developments in digital media that have occurred over the past few years. In studying this Joint Honours combination, you will build transferrable skills that include learning to write blog portfolios, creating Me-Vies, writing scripts for podcasts or radio and using social media for marketing.

It is estimated that over a million digitally skilled people will be needed by 2022 according to the Office for Students (2020) and this course has been created to position you at the forefront of creative content development.

Entry Requirements

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Education
High School Diploma (or equivalent)
14
or
IB Diploma
24
English Level
Cambridge Proficiency (CPE)
C
or
Cambridge Advanced (CAE)
C
or
IELTS
6
or
Pearson Test of Academic Engl.
59
Required Documents
Certified Copy of the English Certification
ID Certified Copy
Passport Certified Copy
Certified Copy of the High School Diploma (Apolytirion from General Lyceum)
Student Visa
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Notes:

Other Acceptable Qualifications:

  • BTEC Qualifications (QCF): Considered either on their own (Extended Diploma or Diploma) or in combination with other qualifications (Subsidiary Diploma or Certificate).
  • European Baccalaureate: a minimum score of 60%.
  • Professional qualifications will be considered on an individual basis.

Previous Study or Experience:

  • Students with relevant previous study at HND or degree level or extensive experience may be considered eligible for Accreditation of Prior Learning.
  • Entry may be possible to Year 2 or 3 of the course, depending upon the qualifications or experience gained. Credit can also be given for individual modules.

Curriculum

Year 1

Mandatory:

Introduction to Writing

Writing Poetry

Writing Fiction

Studying Media and Culture

Digital Cultures

Year 2

Mandatory:

Writer as Researcher

Researching Popular Cultures

Optional:

Environmental Writing

Writing for Children

Slam, Spoken Word, and Performance Poetry

Genre Fiction

Collabowriting

Media and Social Change

Gender, Philosophy and Popular Culture

Crime and the Media

Beyond the Mainstream: Identity and Diversity in Film and TV

Social Media

Work Project

Year 3

Mandatory:

Extended Writing Project

OR

Independent Research project

OR

Joint Independent Study

Optional:

Hypermedia: Creative Writing in a Digital Culture

New Nature Writing

Contemporary Poetry

Creative Non-Fiction

Writing for Performance

Indie Publishing

Writing Witchcraft

TV Times

War, Democracy and the Media

Green Media

Radio Times

Commercial uses of Social Media

Extension Project

Immersive Media: Virtual Spaces, Experiences and Technologies

Pornography and Modern Culture

International Exchanges

Careers

The course provides continuous opportunities to develop employability and includes work experience options.

Many graduates of this course go on to careers in social media marketing, digital marketing and go on to further studies.

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