This degree offers you a complete training in professional writing, including proofreading and pitching techniques. WHY STUDY THIS COURSE? The birthplace of Charles Dickens and home to famous literary figures like Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Rudyard Kipling and H.G. Wells, Portsmouth is the perfect choice for a Creative Writing student. With a seaside backdrop, the buzz of a city and the excitement of university life all around, you'll write sonnets and film scripts, fairy tales and one-act plays, travel articles and Sci-Fi stories. MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE Creative Writing blends academic and practical study in a range of classes. You will benefit from being taught by professional novelists, poets, playwrights and essayists. WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR? Have you always dreamed about writing your own novel, or perhaps you picture yourself reviewing films? On completion of the course, you will have the necessary knowledge, skills and market awareness to enter a range of exciting careers. SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE GAINED Take part in extracurricular activities such as regular events hosted by the Portsmouth Writers Hub; publish your work in our annual anthology and gain the necessary knowledge, skills and market awareness to succeed in an array of creative and professional industries, from publishing and print to online media, public relations, advertising and teaching. AFTER THE COURSE Our graduates have taken on roles as copywriters, journalists, theatre managers and editorial assistants.