BA (Hons) Creative Writing and Screenwriting Develop your creative voice for both the page and screen Course in Pakistan || Registration Open

BA (Hons) Creative Writing and Screenwriting Develop your creative voice for both the page and screen Course in Pakistan || Registration Open

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Overview

Develop your skills as a writer for both the page and the screen

This degree gives you skills in creative writing alongside an in-depth understanding of writing for the screen.

You will have the opportunity to learn, and then specialise in, a wide-range of creative writing disciplines including: fiction, novels, screenplays and creative non-fiction.

In addition, you will study the various forms and processes of screenwriting. from initial outlines through to fully realised film and TV scripts.

You will learn from our team of practising and published poets, novelists, and screenwriters, who will help develop your skills and support your learning.

On this course you will:

  • Study the craft of writing short fiction, poetry, novels, and creative non-fiction.
  • Gain an in-depth knowledge of the various disciplines and processes of writing for the screen
  • Learn from our expert team of published writers and leading academics.
  • Collaborate with Digital Film Production students to see your screenplays come to life.
  • Meet and talk with agents and editors at our annual publishing panel.

The Course

Deepen your creative writing practice and develop your screenwriting interests

Year One

In your first year, you will learn to tap into your own experience and engage with the wider world for creative material. You will also begin to examine the foundations of screenplay writing.

Year Two

In your second year, you will explore poetry, short fiction, life writing, flash fiction, and writing for children. In addition, you will develop your screenwriting knowledge and skills for various screen mediums, including film, TV and interactive entertainment.

Year Three

Your studies will culminate in your dissertation project undertaken in your final year. You may choose to complete this project in either creative writing or in screenwriting.

Alongside this, you will deepen your practice of creative writing and screenwriting through modules that allow you to begin to branch out and develop your specific interests.

This list is indicative and subject to change. You will be able to select either a dissertation in creative writing or in screenwriting.

Select a year

Introduction to Writing Short Fiction

This module will build on skills and techniques acquired throughout your first semester, such as: concrete imagery; writerly research; notebook gatherings; and reflections on developing creative work. You will encounter a variety of forms and voices in a range of examples from traditional and contemporary sources in both British and international short fiction.

Teaching and Assessment

Learn from practising screenwriters and published writers

Teaching

Our team of experienced tutors and experts use the latest research to underlie their teaching. This ensures that you have access to the latest techniques and practices in both creative writing and screenwriting.

Much of our teaching takes place in small groups. Within these classes, you will typically discuss good writing practice and workshop your own writing.

Our commitment to smaller class sizes allows you to feel more confident to discuss your ideas in a supportive environment. It also allows your tutors get to know you and how best to aid your development.

Assessment

Modules are assessed at every stage of the course, allowing you to clearly see your academic progress.

Creative writing modules are predominately assessed through portfolios of work.

Your screenwriting modules will be assessed in a number of innovative and professional-relevant ways, including:

  • Script Drafting and redrafting
  • Presentations
  • Reflective essays
  • Essays on relevant practices or film studies.
  • Work shopping in groups.

Work Placements

Develop your skills within a work environment

The Work Placement module allows you to develop your skills in a work environment and gain vital experience to put you ahead in your future career of choice.

This allows you to gain experience in, for example, a workplace such as a local newspaper or as a writer-in-residence. You will then use the skills you have learnt on your course in order to reflect critically on the world of work.

Guest Speakers

Gain unique insight into the creative writing industry

Guest writers

The University boasts a blossoming writing culture and community, with regular book launches and conferences.

We also run special events with renowned creative writers. You can use these as opportunities to learn more from those with critical insight into the industry.

Screenwriting industry insight

Each year we welcome film professionals to the University to hold talks for our students as part of the ‘The Depart. Of Creative & Digital Technologies Presents…’ series.

Careers

Open up your future career options

Our Creative Writing and Screenwriting graduates are highly-valued by employers for their strong problem solving and communication skills and often continue into a wide range of careers.

Creative writing success

The last few years have shown a fabulous flowering of our Creative Writing students’ work. Many students at both undergraduate and postgraduate level have continued on to become published writers.

Screenwriting careers

This course is also designed to provide you with the skills and determination needed to succeed within the screenwriting industry.

The skills you will develop during the course will also open up career opportunities outside of screenwriting within a variety of sectors, including:

  • Television
  • Film
  • Radio
  • Advertising
  • Teaching

Open your career options

Our students go on to an incredibly varied range of careers after university. The skills learnt on our degrees equip students for all sorts of roles in society.

Career paths include:

  • Novelist
  • Publishing
  • Teaching
  • Marketing
  • Journalism
  • Communications and PR
  • Local and national government
  • Copywriting
  • Human resources
  • Youth work

Postgraduate pathways

  • MA Creative Writing
  • MA English Literature
  • MA Cultural History
  • PGCEs
  • Postgraduate Research (MPhil/PhD)

University of Chichester alumni receive a 15% discount on postgraduate fees.

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