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BA Creative Writing (Including Year Abroad)

BA Creative Writing (Including Year Abroad)

Essex, University of

Colchester Campus, Colchester, United Kingdom
  • QS World University Rankings
    439
  • Degree BA
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 48 months
  • Start date Jan-2000
On this course, students will uncover the history and theories of writing practices through studying familiar as well as unfamiliar writings from Ovid’s Metamorphoses to Wordsworth, and Kate Tempest, as well as writers taking alternative approaches to text production, from contemporary revisionings of fairytales, to new nature writing, science fiction, and the experimental language play of the French Oulipo group. Students will enhance their skills by engaging with a range of techniques, practical exercises and creative approaches and opportunities, including:Discover how words and ideas move across the world and are transformed through translationWrite an independent creative project developed over eight months in your final yearExplore the psychological foundations of creativity in relation to mythSurrealism and DefamiliarisationCreative use of social mediaWriting for radio and playwriting