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42 Bachelor Programs in Composition Studies

A bachelor’s degree is awarded to students after completing their studies at the undergraduate level. While an undergraduate education requires a central focus, many colleges and universities require diversification outside the field of study, ensuring that graduates are able to draw from a wide set of knowledge when entering the workforce. What is a Bachelor in Composition Studies? This deg… Read more

A bachelor’s degree is awarded to students after completing their studies at the undergraduate level. While an undergraduate education requires a central focus, many colleges and universities require diversification outside the field of study, ensuring that graduates are able to draw from a wide set of knowledge when entering the workforce.

What is a Bachelor in Composition Studies? This degree delves into the various applications of writing. Many programs place a heavy emphasis on research, encouraging the synthesis of existing information to support a student’s ideas. Depending on the institution, concentrations in specialized writing styles, such as creative writing, may be available. These modules often include nonfiction, academic, technical, and persuasive writing.

While pursuing a Bachelor in Composition Studies, students will often develop strong verbal communication abilities. They may also obtain a familiarity with research methods and versatile proofreading skills that can be applied to multiple writing styles.

A bachelor’s degree in composition studies typically requires around four years of study with costs varying depending on the requirements of the institution. When researching their options, students should take time to consider what their financial requirements are and what they want out of their education.

After earning their bachelor’s degree in composition studies, graduates can look for employment as research assistants, proofreaders and copyeditors, writers, or tutors. Other possible opportunities include copywriting for magazines or online webpages. With the help of more advanced education, this degree can prepare a student for more specific positions of employment, such as literary critic or university instructor.

Pursuing a Bachelor in Composition Studies can open many doors in a student’s career. There are several possible in-person and online options available for those interested in this field, some with more flexibility than others. 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
Campus
 
Susquehanna University
Selinsgrove, USA

Thorough. Challenging. Substantive. These are some terms independent reviewers have used to describe Susquehanna’s creative writing program, one of the most rigorous and succe ... +

Thorough. Challenging. Substantive. These are some terms independent reviewers have used to describe Susquehanna’s creative writing program, one of the most rigorous and successful undergraduate programs in the nation. When The Princeton Review recently recognized Susquehanna University as one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduates, surveyed Susquehanna students pointed to a variety of academic offerings that make Susquehanna stand out, including the university’s “top-notch” creative writing program. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
Jan 2022
Campus
 
Midway University
Midway, USA

The advertising and public relations fields are in need of strong writers. If creative writing is your interest, consider Midway University’s online writing concentration in m ... +

The advertising and public relations fields are in need of strong writers. If creative writing is your interest, consider Midway University’s online writing concentration in marketing communications. A Marketing Communications Writing degree from Midway University can provide you with the skills you need to write for many types of industry needs. -
Bachelor
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
English
Aug 2022
Campus
 

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University of Redlands
Redlands, USA

The University of Redlands offers one of the first undergraduate majors in creative writing and is nationally recognized for the quality of its graduates. The program of study ... +

The University of Redlands offers one of the first undergraduate majors in creative writing and is nationally recognized for the quality of its graduates. The program of study is unusually intensive, resembling a Master of Fine Arts curriculum rather than a typical undergraduate program because of the structure and demanding nature of the major, the high profile of our faculty, and the classroom practices we employ. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
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 (UK), Chinese
01 Sep 2022
31 May 2022
Campus
 
Full Sail University
Winter Park, USA

It all begins with a great story. Whether a film or television show, a video game or even a commercial, the most successful pieces of media are those that tell engaging and in ... +

It all begins with a great story. Whether a film or television show, a video game or even a commercial, the most successful pieces of media are those that tell engaging and interesting stories, stories that capture your attention, spark your imagination, and provoke your emotions. -
Bachelor
Full-time
Part-time
20 - 29 months
English
Campus
Online
 
Loras College
Dubuque, USA

The Creative Writing major at Loras College offers extraordinary depth and range, together with the kind of close, sustained faculty mentoring which is only possible at a smal ... +

The Creative Writing major at Loras College offers extraordinary depth and range, together with the kind of close, sustained faculty mentoring which is only possible at a small college. Students choose from introductory and advanced courses in Fiction, Poetry, and Creative Nonfiction, along with specialized courses in Screenwriting; Nature Writing; Fantastic Fiction; Writing for New Media; Writing as Social Action; Rhetoric & Political Engagement, Grant & Proposal Writing; and Revision, Editing & Publishing. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
Stephens College
Columbia, USA

At Stephens, writers and readers work together studying, critiquing, and writing in a wide range of literary genres. Write for Harbinger, our award-winning literary journal, a ... +

At Stephens, writers and readers work together studying, critiquing, and writing in a wide range of literary genres. Write for Harbinger, our award-winning literary journal, and become an editor or member of the production staff. Sharpen your skills as a fiction writer, poet, playwright, autobiographer, and/or non-fiction writer. Show off your works at public readings, including our annual Scriptwriters Showcase. Learn from professionals who visit campus regularly through our Writers on the Edge series. -
Bachelor
Full-time
4 years
English
Aug 2022
01 Feb 2022
Campus
 
OCAD University
Toronto, Canada

OCAD University’s Creative Writing program is a hands-on, studio-based program about writing as artistic creation. Unlike other creative writing programs, you can blend writin ... +

OCAD University’s Creative Writing program is a hands-on, studio-based program about writing as artistic creation. Unlike other creative writing programs, you can blend writing with art and design studio classes at Canada’s biggest art and design university. -
Bachelor
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
Asbury University (ACBSP)
Wilmore, USA

The Creative Writing major focuses on the writing of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.

The Creative Writing major focuses on the writing of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
10 Jan 2022
Campus
 
University of Hertfordshire
Hatfield, United Kingdom +2 More

Do you have a passion for writing? Spend your time writing stories instead of doing your homework? No need to choose anymore. With this course, writing stories is your homewor ... +

Do you have a passion for writing? Spend your time writing stories instead of doing your homework? No need to choose anymore. With this course, writing stories is your homework. You’ll be taught by leading poets, fiction, and non-fiction writers. All our lecturers are active writers in their field. Some are even internationally published authors. -
BA
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
English
23 Sep 2022
30 Jun 2022
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
21 Feb 2022
18 Feb 2022
Campus
Online
 
Aquinas College
Grand Rapids, USA

The English major at Aquinas prepares you for your career and for life through the study of literature and language. In our English Literature major, you will meet some of the ... +

The English major at Aquinas prepares you for your career and for life through the study of literature and language. In our English Literature major, you will meet some of the greatest writers in the world and keep pace with current trends in such fields as women’s studies, minority literatures, world literature in English, and film studies. -
Bachelor
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
American College Dublin
County Dublin, Ireland

Creative writing touches on all aspects of written communication, with particular emphasis on those that lie outside the purely academic and technical fields. Creative writing ... +

Creative writing touches on all aspects of written communication, with particular emphasis on those that lie outside the purely academic and technical fields. Creative writing draws on the author’s imaginative capacity, stylistic felicity, and originality of composition, insight and expression. -
Bachelor
Full-time
4 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
Campus