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Creative Writing

Duration: 3 years

Overview

Driven by creativity and employability the Major focuses on literary and professional writing and will equip students with the ability to produce engaging, innovative and saleable texts as well as a wide range of transferable skills.  Whether they aspire to be novelists, screenwriters, journalists, biographers, radio dramatists, poets, bloggers, PR copywriters or a combination of these, this Major will offer undergraduates the chance to experience the joys of crafting the written and spoken word.  The aim is that they will leave this Major as empowered writers with an enhanced command of their craft, increased confidence in their creativity, an understanding of the values which inform their writing practice and the technical skillset to deliver their work to their audience.  Students will study under celebrated writers and academics and gather a range of workplace skills to prepare for fulfilling careers.

Why study this subject at Hope?

  • A major unlike any other because you can combine the study of fiction and non-fiction alongside a wide range of industry-relevant skills including digital publishing.
  • Exposure to leading published writers including Hope’s Writers in Residence
  • Small teaching groups and a friendly environment for an intensive, rewarding learning experience.

This degree is available as a full time course for all international students. For more information about International students studying at Liverpool Hope, visit www.hope.ac.uk/international

Subject Guides

Read more about studying Creative Writing at Liverpool Hope in our Creative Writing Subject Guides.

Creative Writing Subject Guide 2017


This degree is available as a full time course for all international students. For more information about International students studying at Liverpool Hope, visit www.hope.ac.uk/international

Curriculum

Indicative topics available to study include:

  • Prose Fiction (Novel, Short Story, Crime and Genre Writing)
  • Poetry (Spoken Word, Literary)
  • Screenplay and Script-Writing (TV, Radio, Short-Film)
  • Copy-Writing, Review-Writing, Article-Writing
  • Creative Non-Fiction (New Nature-Writing, Lyric Essay)
  • The Creative Process and Imagination
  • Writing Technique
  • Writing and Well-Being
  • Writing in the Community
  • Self-Employment and Freelance Practice
  • The Publishing and Creative Industries.

You may also be interested in...

English Language

English Literature

Film & Visual Culture

Media & Communication

Entry Requirements

2017 Entry Requirements

The offer level for 2017 entry will be BCC - ABB at A Level or DMM - DDM at BTEC Extended Diploma or 104 - 128 new UCAS tariff points.

UCAS points offers can be achieved in many ways, the following are just a few examples of how you could achieve our entry requirements:

  • Three A Levels with grades of BCC or above
  • BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF) with grade DMM
  • BTEC Diploma (QCF) with grade DM and BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (QCF) with grade M
  • BTEC Diploma (QCF) with grade DM and A Level with grade of C
  • CACHE Diploma at grade B
  • The Access to HE Diploma now also attracts points under the new UCAS tariff

Visit the UCAS website to calculate your points.

 

2018 Entry Requirements

The offer level for 2018 entry will be between 136 - 104 UCAS Tariff points

UCAS points offers can be achieved in many ways, the following are just a few examples of how you could achieve our entry requirements. 

A level

BTEC

Tariff

Mix of Level 3 qualifications

Access

Irish Leaving Certificate

ABB

DDD

128 points to include 2 Level 3 qualifications

128 points to include 2 Level 3 qualifications

128 points from 45 Level 3 units

128 points from Highers

BBB

DDM

120 points to include 2 Level 3 qualifications

120 points to include 2 Level 3 qualifications

120 points from 45 Level 3 units

120 points from Highers

BBC

DMM

112 points to include 2 Level 3 qualifications

112 points to include 2 Level 3 qualifications

112 points from 45 Level 3 units

112 points from Highers

If you have any questions about your qualification, please contact enquiry@hope.ac.uk or call 0151 291 3111.

 

Useful Links

How to apply

Admissions Policy

UCAS

Course Combinations

Creative Writing is a combined honours course and can be studied in combination with the following subjects. All course combinations result in a BA Hons degree.

Creative Writing and Art & Design History UCAS code A678
Creative Writing and Business Management UCAS code B467
Creative Writing and Criminology UCAS code C378
Creative Writing and Dance UCAS code C478
Creative Writing and Drama *2018 entry* UCAS code C578
Creative Writing and Drama & Theatre Studies *2017 entry* UCAS code C578
Creative Writing and English Literature UCAS code 2B42
Creative Writing and History

UCAS code 2J88

Creative Writing and Law UCAS code C678
Creative Writing and Marketing UCAS code C778
Creative Writing and Media & Communication UCAS code C878
Creative Writing and Politics UCAS code C978
Creative Writing and Popular Music *2018 entry* UCAS code W343
Creative Writing and Psychology UCAS code C278

Employability

Creative Writing at Liverpool Hope University will set you on the road to several interesting career pathways as a writer. You may publish as an author or biographer, write compelling news and reviews for newspapers and broadcasters, develop multimedia applications for businesses, produce scripts for screen or radio/podcasts or be the source of alluring copy for advertising and public relations companies.

Overview

Driven by creativity and employability the Major focuses on literary and professional writing and will equip students with the ability to produce engaging, innovative and saleable texts as well as a wide range of transferable skills.  Whether they aspire to be novelists, screenwriters, journalists, biographers, radio dramatists, poets, bloggers, PR copywriters or a combination of these, this Major will offer undergraduates the chance to experience the joys of crafting the written and spoken word.  The aim is that they will leave this Major as empowered writers with an enhanced command of their craft, increased confidence in their creativity, an understanding of the values which inform their writing practice and the technical skillset to deliver their work to their audience.  Students will study under celebrated writers and academics and gather a range of workplace skills to prepare for fulfilling careers.

Why study this subject at Hope?

  • A major unlike any other because you can combine the study of fiction and non-fiction alongside a wide range of industry-relevant skills including digital publishing.
  • Exposure to leading published writers including Hope’s Writers in Residence
  • Small teaching groups and a friendly environment for an intensive, rewarding learning experience.

This degree is available as a full time course for all international students. For more information about International students studying at Liverpool Hope, visit www.hope.ac.uk/international

Subject Guides

Read more about studying Creative Writing at Liverpool Hope in our Creative Writing Subject Guides.

Creative Writing Subject Guide 2017


This degree is available as a full time course for all international students. For more information about International students studying at Liverpool Hope, visit www.hope.ac.uk/international

Curriculum

Indicative topics available to study include:

  • Prose Fiction (Novel, Short Story, Crime and Genre Writing)
  • Poetry (Spoken Word, Literary)
  • Screenplay and Script-Writing (TV, Radio, Short-Film)
  • Copy-Writing, Review-Writing, Article-Writing
  • Creative Non-Fiction (New Nature-Writing, Lyric Essay)
  • The Creative Process and Imagination
  • Writing Technique
  • Writing and Well-Being
  • Writing in the Community
  • Self-Employment and Freelance Practice
  • The Publishing and Creative Industries.

You may also be interested in...

English Language

English Literature

Film & Visual Culture

Media & Communication

Entry Requirements

2017 Entry Requirements

The offer level for 2017 entry will be BCC - ABB at A Level or DMM - DDM at BTEC Extended Diploma or 104 - 128 new UCAS tariff points.

UCAS points offers can be achieved in many ways, the following are just a few examples of how you could achieve our entry requirements:

  • Three A Levels with grades of BCC or above
  • BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF) with grade DMM
  • BTEC Diploma (QCF) with grade DM and BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (QCF) with grade M
  • BTEC Diploma (QCF) with grade DM and A Level with grade of C
  • CACHE Diploma at grade B
  • The Access to HE Diploma now also attracts points under the new UCAS tariff

Visit the UCAS website to calculate your points.

 

2018 Entry Requirements

The offer level for 2018 entry will be between 136 - 104 UCAS Tariff points

UCAS points offers can be achieved in many ways, the following are just a few examples of how you could achieve our entry requirements. 

A level

BTEC

Tariff

Mix of Level 3 qualifications

Access

Irish Leaving Certificate

ABB

DDD

128 points to include 2 Level 3 qualifications

128 points to include 2 Level 3 qualifications

128 points from 45 Level 3 units

128 points from Highers

BBB

DDM

120 points to include 2 Level 3 qualifications

120 points to include 2 Level 3 qualifications

120 points from 45 Level 3 units

120 points from Highers

BBC

DMM

112 points to include 2 Level 3 qualifications

112 points to include 2 Level 3 qualifications

112 points from 45 Level 3 units

112 points from Highers

If you have any questions about your qualification, please contact enquiry@hope.ac.uk or call 0151 291 3111.

 

Useful Links

How to apply

Admissions Policy

UCAS

Course Combinations

Creative Writing is a combined honours course and can be studied in combination with the following subjects. All course combinations result in a BA Hons degree.

Creative Writing and Art & Design History UCAS code A678
Creative Writing and Business Management UCAS code B467
Creative Writing and Criminology UCAS code C378
Creative Writing and Dance UCAS code C478
Creative Writing and Drama *2018 entry* UCAS code C578
Creative Writing and Drama & Theatre Studies *2017 entry* UCAS code C578
Creative Writing and English Literature UCAS code 2B42
Creative Writing and History

UCAS code 2J88

Creative Writing and Law UCAS code C678
Creative Writing and Marketing UCAS code C778
Creative Writing and Media & Communication UCAS code C878
Creative Writing and Politics UCAS code C978
Creative Writing and Popular Music *2018 entry* UCAS code W343
Creative Writing and Psychology UCAS code C278

Employability

Creative Writing at Liverpool Hope University will set you on the road to several interesting career pathways as a writer. You may publish as an author or biographer, write compelling news and reviews for newspapers and broadcasters, develop multimedia applications for businesses, produce scripts for screen or radio/podcasts or be the source of alluring copy for advertising and public relations companies.

Course Contact Details

Student Recruitment

+44 (0) 151 291 3111

enquiry@hope.ac.uk

Department: Media and Communication

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