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? Combining creative writing with English will allow you to write as critic and creator, becoming an expert in the history and theory of literature, and its modern trends and prize-winners, while testing out their traditional and experimental forms in original stories, poems and plays of your own. 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 film and television to print and online media, public relations, advertising and teaching. AFTER THE COURSE Graduates can advance to postgraduate study or seek careers in an array of creative and professional areas such as film and television, print and online media, public relations and teaching.