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BA (Hons) Social and Cultural History & Creative Writing with foundation year

Social and Cultural History & Creative Writing with foundation year

placements

work experience opportunities


1st in Wales

for student satisfaction*


1st in the UK

for overall satisfaction*


UCAS code: SWFY

Year of entry: 2020 2021

UCAS Tariff: 48

Duration: 4 YRS (FT)

Institution code: G53

Location: Wrexham

Why choose this course?

 

This degree is for anyone who wishes to combine the practical mechanics of writing with a solid underpinning of historical knowledge and context. 

The programme will:

  • give you awareness of publishing requirements and market need so you’ll know how the literary industry works and what’s needed to satisfy editors
  • The Foundation Year in Humanities will introduce students to a diverse range of themes and activities from the disciplines of History, English Literature, Creative Writing, Theatre and Media

You will:

  • *study in a history subject area rated 1st in Wales and in the UK top ten for student satisfaction in the Complete University Guide 2021
  • *study in a history subject area rated 1st in the UK for overall satisfaction, National Student Survey 2020
  • learn how to write poetry, prose and for radio and screen for both children and adults 
  • be able to perfect your writing skills alongside the investigative skills of a historian, studying diverse topics from a wide range of historical periods, developing key skills such as research, analysis and communication
  • benefit from a completely supportive study environment with a team of lecturers who have close links to the writing world.

 

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