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12 Bachelor of Arts Programs in Creative Writing

Earning a Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing is an ideal opportunity for individuals with a passion for writing and a desire to pursue a career using their writing talents. Students earning a degree in creative writing learn about the industry from published authors, share creative ideas with other students, and study literature through a diverse variety of courses. What is a BA in Creative Writ… Read more

Earning a Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing is an ideal opportunity for individuals with a passion for writing and a desire to pursue a career using their writing talents. Students earning a degree in creative writing learn about the industry from published authors, share creative ideas with other students, and study literature through a diverse variety of courses.

What is a BA in Creative Writing? The Bachelor of Arts degree involves the study of the history of literature, with a focus on fiction, nonfiction, poetry and scriptwriting. Furthermore, students are provided various opportunities to improve upon and cultivate their talents and writing skills. Program participants learn about the basics of effective writing styles while engaging in an imaginative enterprise. Spending time with agents, editors, and publishers and participating in readings, workshops, and networking events equips program participants with the tools for success in a creative writing career.

There are various reasons that students choose to enroll in a Bachelor of Arts program. For instance, if an individual enjoys writing, then engaging in workshops taught by published writers expands their imagination and writing skills through experimentation, practice, critical reading, and discussion.

The program costs vary depending on the facility. Typically the course length is between one and three years. Prospective students should thoroughly research each school prior to deciding on a program to ensure that the goals align with their career plans.

Students can work in numerous professional areas after earning their degree. For example, individuals can explore career paths in publishing, journalism, screenwriting, copywriting, and communications. Often graduates pursue careers in education and professional editing.

There are many international options available for the program through a diverse selection of universities. Online coursework provides an ideal option for individuals living around the world with limited access to an institution. Additionally, Internet-based learning opportunities offer flexible schedules for students who work or have a family. To get started, 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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