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12 BA Degrees in Composition Studies

Bachelor’s degree programs are usually designed to last four years and prepare students for a variety of career and continuing study options. A Bachelor of Arts (BA) does so by combining courses tailored to the chosen specialization with comprehensive liberal arts elective requirements. What is a BA in Composition Studies? A scholar in this field of delves into the subject of writing as a to… Read more

Bachelor’s degree programs are usually designed to last four years and prepare students for a variety of career and continuing study options. A Bachelor of Arts (BA) does so by combining courses tailored to the chosen specialization with comprehensive liberal arts elective requirements.

What is a BA in Composition Studies? A scholar in this field of delves into the subject of writing as a tool for reasoning and communication. A typical program requires students to take a variety of literature courses. Students also learn how to craft their own compositions and can typically choose to focus on creative writing, technical writing, or both. This degree can also prepare students to teach writing. It is usually a very broad degree that serves as a foundation for further education or opening varied opportunities within the education and writing fields.

Students who pursue a BA in Composition Studies can expect to receive many personal and professional skills from their efforts. Programs in this field help students learn clear communication techniques. Editing and literary analysis are also valuable skills that this degree hones.

Getting a bachelor’s degree can require a significant investment, and a Bachelor of Arts in Composition Studies is no exception. Each school has different pricing options; therefore, interested individuals should check out multiple schools to make sure they are getting the best value.

Although a BA in Composition Studies is focused on writing, it can take graduates down fairly diverse career paths. All types of traditional writing vocations, such as journalism, technical writing, social media marketing, and more are potentially within reach for those who hold this degree. Graduates could also become professional editors. Creative writing is possible as well, with occupations including screenwriter and novelist. Teaching writing and communication is yet another option with a BA in Composition Studies.

Students can earn a BA in Composition Studies from anywhere in the world. Online and on-campus options are available. Find the best fit for you—search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Middlesex University Dubai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Our Creative Writing and Journalism programme offers the unique experience of combining both subjects to enable you to fully explore and develop your skills across different s ... +

Our Creative Writing and Journalism programme offers the unique experience of combining both subjects to enable you to fully explore and develop your skills across different styles of writing such as fiction, screenwriting, short story, long-form journalism and multimodal journalism. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Hong Kong Baptist University - Faculty of Arts
Hong Kong

The Creative and Professional Writing Programme at HKBU is the first UGC-funded undergraduate programme in Hong Kong tertiary institutions dedicated to creative and profession ... +

The Creative and Professional Writing Programme at HKBU is the first UGC-funded undergraduate programme in Hong Kong tertiary institutions dedicated to creative and professional writing learning in both the Chinese and English languages. The Programme has developed from a very popular concentration of the Humanities Programme. Apart from cultivating students to write in the creative and professional fields, the Creative and Professional Writing Programme also aims to nurture students' academic potential, cultural dimensions and sense of creativity, and to enhance their professional value. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English, Chinese
01 Sep 2020
29 May 2020
Campus
 
University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
Toowoomba, Australia +2 More

Want to become a professional writer? Through the Bachelor of Arts (Creative and Critical Writing) you can develop and refine your ability to write engaging works for differen ... +

Want to become a professional writer? Through the Bachelor of Arts (Creative and Critical Writing) you can develop and refine your ability to write engaging works for different audiences and markets. Learn to act creatively and think critically about writing, and produce compelling, professional narratives in fiction and non-fiction. -
BA
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
English
Campus
Online
 
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Cardiff, United Kingdom

The study of Creative Writing at Cardiff Met forms part of the BA Humanities and Education Joint Honours programme within the Cardiff School of Education and Social Policy.

The study of Creative Writing at Cardiff Met forms part of the BA Humanities and Education Joint Honours programme within the Cardiff School of Education and Social Policy. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
University of Greenwich
London, United Kingdom

This programme allows you to expand the scope and depth of your writing across a variety of formats while also incorporating courses from a variety of other subject pathways.

This programme allows you to expand the scope and depth of your writing across a variety of formats while also incorporating courses from a variety of other subject pathways. -
BA
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
English
Campus
 
The Open College of the Arts
Barnsley, United Kingdom

The OCA BA (Hons) Creative Writing degree programme is sensitive to the fact that students will be enrolling at different levels of writing expertise. Some will be novices for ... +

The OCA BA (Hons) Creative Writing degree programme is sensitive to the fact that students will be enrolling at different levels of writing expertise. Some will be novices for whom this is a first serious foray into creative writing and want to become a writer of published works; others may already have a portfolio of published work behind them. Whatever they bring with them to their degree, studying through OCA will provide a structured and supportive context within which they may foster their formation as writers and gain educational validation for their work. -
BA
English
Aug 2020
Online
 
Santa Fe University of Art and Design - SFUAD
Santa Fe, USA

Become a practitioner of a literary craft that takes risks, pursues obsessions, both bends and builds upon literary tradition, and draws readers into unique worlds.

Become a practitioner of a literary craft that takes risks, pursues obsessions, both bends and builds upon literary tradition, and draws readers into unique worlds. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Falmouth University
Falmouth, United Kingdom

Kick-start your career as a writer, learning how to analyse, practise and publish all forms of digital journalism while also stretching your creative skills across a range of ... +

Kick-start your career as a writer, learning how to analyse, practise and publish all forms of digital journalism while also stretching your creative skills across a range of formats. Along the way, you’ll develop a potent technical toolbox of transferable skills essential in any number of journalistic and creative industries. This joint degree blends practising and analysing digital journalism with developing your writing skills in a range of fictional and non-fictional contexts, from screenwriting and poetry through to writing for games and children's fiction. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Cardiff, United Kingdom

The study of Creative Writing at Cardiff Met forms part of the BA Humanities and Education Joint Honours programme within the Cardiff School of Education and Social Policy.

The study of Creative Writing at Cardiff Met forms part of the BA Humanities and Education Joint Honours programme within the Cardiff School of Education and Social Policy. -
BA
Full-time
3 - 4 years
English
Campus
 
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Cardiff, United Kingdom

The subject will engage with your enthusiasm for reading and literature and introduce you to advanced critical thinking in the form of theoretical practice. You will analyse a ... +

The subject will engage with your enthusiasm for reading and literature and introduce you to advanced critical thinking in the form of theoretical practice. You will analyse a wide range of texts (including film and digital narratives) to explore the cutting edge of English as well as its canonical texts. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Falmouth University
Falmouth, United Kingdom

Join our thriving writing community. Experiment with all forms of writing to find your passion and develop your writing voice. Explore audiences in the virtual and real worlds ... +

Join our thriving writing community. Experiment with all forms of writing to find your passion and develop your writing voice. Explore audiences in the virtual and real worlds while working on live publishing projects. You’ll flourish as a writer, surrounded by inspirational staff and beautiful natural spaces. On this course you'll explore non-fiction, poetry, fiction, children's literature and writing for digital games – learning to draft, edit and pitch your creations. By working on literary, community and industry-engaged projects, a final portfolio and an online profile, you'll also develop industry-level confidence and outstanding creative work. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Falmouth University
Falmouth, United Kingdom

Join a celebration of literature and writing. You’ll read critically and widely, learning about historic and current literature and integrating this knowledge into your own cr ... +

Join a celebration of literature and writing. You’ll read critically and widely, learning about historic and current literature and integrating this knowledge into your own creative work. You’ll analyse and create in equal measure, developing technical skills essential in any number of careers, including the literary and publishing industries. Find your passion and pursue it. Investigate, experiment and specialise in all forms and industries including poetry, literature, children's fiction, non-fiction, screenwriting and digital games. You'll gain practical experience with our partners in publishing, literary festivals and professional writing, learning valued critical and technical skills. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 

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