3 good reasons to study Drama and Creative Writing at Salford: •Learn from award winning published writers and established theatre practitioners •A unique integrated course designed to help you develop your creative process •Excellent contacts in the cultural industries, including the BBC, regional theatres and publishers Literature and theatre speak to us about the world we live in; the social and cultural issues that affect our lives. In this course you will have the opportunity to find your own voice and build a strong creative methodology. Creative writers and performance practitioners need to be skilled in the art of imaginative expression, but they also need to understand how literature and performance works and to learn from what has been done before. You will study writers, performance practitioners and theatre companies who have contributed new perspectives and innovations in form or methodology and apply this learning to your own creative processes. This course teaches professional presentation, editing, research, genre specific techniques and contemporary approaches to making performance, such as devising. We have links with industry professionals and a history of student success in publishing and staging work.