05/01/2021

Categories: English and Creative Writing, Undergradute

Creative Writing; working towards your future career

Creative Writing; working towards your future career
Study Creative Writing at the University of Bolton and you’ll work with professional writers whose achievements make up a huge body of published, produced and award-winning work. Together you’ll develop your own skills and techniques, setting you up for many careers.

A degree in Creative Writing opens doors to a variety of roles, as well as becoming a professional writer, your skills will allow you to discover jobs in areas like journalism, marketing, PR and teaching.

Employability is a core feature of this programme, and we aim to support you in your choices with plenty of opportunities to boost your job prospects.

Our dedicated Employability Team is always on hand, providing you with experiences to enhance your CV and boost the skills you need for your chosen profession. They can help with everything from writing a job application, to applying for vacancies and work experience roles. Here are some other ways we’ll support you in future career goals:

Develop a portfolio
Gather examples of your work into a portfolio, whether that’s writing developed as part of your Creative Writing degree, or published in The Bolton Review; our arts magazine which showcases student work from across the University of Bolton. We also have magazine, poetry and other fiction competitions for Creative Writing students to take part in.

Work experience
As a Creative Writing student, you’ll be able to take part in work experience placements across a variety of cultural organisations, including libraries, theatres, art galleries, publishers, schools, media production companies, funding bodies and arts development agencies.

Networking
Each year, the University of Bolton and Bolton Library and Museums come together to plan events with poets and prose writers, giving you the chance to hear from professionals in the creative writing industry, as well as an opportunity to network and develop your own industry contacts.

There’s still time to apply for an English and Creative Writing degree at the University of Bolton, which has been voted No.1 for Student Satisfaction for the past three years*. If you want to learn in a supportive and friendly environment come to Bolton University and enjoy #UniAsItShouldBe.

*Complete University Guide in 2021, 2020 and 2019 - North West region

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BA (Hons) Creative Writing
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

The University of Bolton

MA (Specialist Title) for Creative Industries
Part-time
Mode of study
24 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA (Specialist Title) via Creative Practice
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Part-time
Mode of study
24 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA Arts Management
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

The University of Bolton

BA (Hons) Creative Writing with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

The University of Bolton

BA (Hons) English and Creative Writing with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

The University of Bolton

BA (Hons) English with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

The University of Bolton

MA (Specialist Title) for Creative Industries
Full-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA (Specialist Title) for Creative Industries: Extended
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA (Specialist Title) via Creative Practice
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Full-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism): Extended
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA Arts Management
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

The University of Bolton

BA (Hons) Creative Writing
Part-time
Mode of study
4.5 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

The University of Bolton

BA (Hons) English
Part-time
Mode of study
4.5 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

The University of Bolton

BA (Hons) English and Creative Writing
Part-time
Mode of study
4.5 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

The University of Bolton

BA (Hons) English
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

The University of Bolton

BA (Hons) English and Creative Writing
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

The University of Bolton

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