Creative Studies

This innovative and unique degree allows students to pursue an interest in a variety of related subject areas such as Professional Writing, Film Studies, Theatre and Performance Studies, Journalism, Media, and New Media Studies

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Key Facts

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Degree

BA (Hons) Creative Studies

Degree Duration

4 Years :

1 Year Pathway + 3 Year Degree

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Start Dates

Degree Overview

It aims to develop students’ critical and intellectual abilities as well as allowing students the opportunity to engage and explore many different areas of creative practice. This combination, a meeting of the critical and the creative, allows students to pursue interconnected themes and ideas within different creative and/or critical fields, or to follow through specific genre or creative practice interests, or to contrast and compare those areas across your degree programme.

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Important
  • Bangor is the site for a range of Creative Industries conferences, video conferences and events. It is a regular site for visiting creative writers, filmmakers, journalists, designers, dramatists, new media makers and more, and encourages students to engage widely with their creative interests beyond the realms of the formal coursework.

Why Study this Degree

The School of Creative Studies and Media is unique in its close integration of critical and theoretical approaches with hands-on creative practice. Students in the School have the opportunity at all levels to combine a study of their chosen field with practice-based outcomes such as writing, performance, and media/digital media production.

Bangor University has excellent links with theatre companies, newspapers and the television industry.

The School has a fully-equipped media centre with editing suites, production studios, media and digital media equipment.

Bangor University

Founded in 1884 and dedicated to academic excellence for more than 130 years, Bangor University is among the oldest degree-awarding institutions in the UK.

With around 11,000 students from over 120 nationalities, international students find Bangor a truly welcoming community and a special place to study.

Bangor University has been ranked among the top 70 global institutions and 1st in Wales for their impact on society outside their research and teaching, in 2020. And ranked among the top 15 in the UK for teaching quality that same year.