Creative Writing

We cultivate a supportive environment that empowers students for success within and beyond the University of Roehampton. As part of your studies, you will be able to experience work placement, study abroad, and go on field trips across London and beyond. Our aim is to give students life-changing experiences.

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Key Facts



BA (Hons) Creative Writing

Degree Duration

3 years :



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Degree Overview

Taught by published, working writers (including acclaimed poets, novelists, journalists and screenwriters), our BA Creative Writing degree introduces writing practice to you in four main forms: fiction, nonfiction, poetry and screenwriting. As you explore the technical craft and process of writing, you’ll develop your skills as a writer, as well as other key abilities such as research and critical analysis. You will also acquire skills you’ll need to succeed in your career, with modules on how to write to industry representatives, and excellent career resources.

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You may incur additional costs during your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources.

Why Study this Degree

You will be equipped to go into freelance writing, screenwriting, the gaming industry, television and film, arts and literary events management, teaching and the publishing industry.

96% of Creative Writing students are satisfied overall with their degree (NSS 2020).

Roehampton is ranked 3rd in London for creative writing (Complete University Guide 2019).