801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2020
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2019
201+
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Tees Valley, Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, TS1 3BX, United Kingdom

Creative Writing (with Foundation Year) - Teesside University

**Summary**: This degree includes an integrated foundation year if you do not have the appropriate subjects and/or grades for entry to year one of the degree. The course enables you to develop your skills across a range of forms, genres and markets including prose fiction, poetry, life writing and creative non-fiction. **Course details**: This innovative course is designed to inspire and support your development as a practising creative writer. A range of workshops, seminars and our unique Creative Writing Lab at mima, the Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, is designed to help you to gain professional skills in writing, editing, publishing, performance, and writing group facilitation so that you can use your writing and your voice to make a difference in the world. Work with our team of practising and published writers – from poets and performance poets to bestselling authors. Experiment with a range of forms and genres, develop your specialised interests and create your professional writing portfolio. Grow your understanding of critical contexts and frameworks to strengthen and underpin your approach. Publish and perform your work at our events and in our anthologies and blogs. Gain professional skills through a range of opportunities and projects designed to help you to use your writing make a difference. **After the course**: This course is designed specifically to help you to gain the transferable skills in creative and critical thinking and writing that equip you for a range of careers including in writing, publishing and editing, the wider creative industries, education and training.