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BA in Creative Studies And English Language (Full Time)

Bangor University

Bachelor Degree , English Language

Course Description

This exciting course course is run by the School of Creative Studies and Media in collaboration with Bangor’s School of Linguistics and English Language. It is aimed at students who want to study Creative Studies (combining some study of: creative writing, film studies, theatre studies, media and journalism studies) with the study of English Language. This course course will equip you with a lively grounding in the practical and critical skills required in these connected fields.

The School of Creative Studies and Media at Bangor specialises in three key areas: Creative Writing, Professional Writing, Journalism; Media, Film and Cinema Studies, New Media; and The Entertainment Industries and Performance Arts. The Institute has research interests in all areas of the Creative Industries, with research programmes running in several key areas: Creative Writing, Critical Writing about Creative Writing, the dimensions and enhancement of Creativity, Publishing and Bookselling, Hollywood and European Cinemas, New and Digital Media, Performance and Nation, Creative Mobile Technologies, Celtic Film and Media, Creative Industries Policy and Management, Children's Picture Books, Postcolonial Film and Media, Creative and Critical Understanding, Digital Versatile Disk, Critical Responsiveness for Creative Practitioners, Interactive Television and Podcasting.

This exciting course course is run by the School of Creative Studies and Media in collaboration with Bangor’s School of Linguistics and English Language. It is aimed at students who want to study Creative Studies (combining some study of: creative writing, film studies, theatre studies, media and journalism studies) with the study of English Language. This course course will equip...

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Course Content

Creative Studies

Year 1

60 credits from:

  • The Arts of Writing (20)
  • Creative Writing: Forms and Techniques (20)
  • Introduction to Film History (20)
  • The Language of Film (20)
  • Introduction to Textual Analysis (20)
  • Introduction to Theatre Studies (20)
  • Modern Theatre (20)
  • IT for Creative Industries (20)
  • Introduction to Journalism (20)
  • Television and Radio Studies (20)
  • Introduction to Media Production (20)
  • Media and Popular Music Culture (10)
  • Games, Disks and the Web (20)
  • My Creative Project (20) (core)
  • Saints, Geniuses, Stars (20)
  • Creating Fiction (20)
  • Animation from Mickey to Manga (20)
  • Women on Film (20)
  • Poetry and Performance (20)

Year 2

60 credits from:

  • Film Theory/Film Culture (20)
  • Creative Writing: Showing and Telling (20)
  • Creative Writing: The Novel (20)
  • Writing for Film and the Media (20)
  • Standard Media Production (20)
  • Development of Journalism (20)
  • Essentials of Multimedia (20)
  • Scripts for Theatre and Television (20)
  • Development and Censorship of Television (20)
  • Directing Theatre (20)
  • Styles of Theatre (20)
  • Marketing Creativity (20)
  • Documentary and Drama (20)
  • British Publishing Uncovered (20)
  • Developing Multimedia (20)
  • Writing for Children (20)
  • Creative Project 2 (20)

Year 3

60 credits from:

  • Marketing Creative Writing (20)
  • Advanced Practical Journalism (20)
  • Creative Project 3 (20)
  • Writing Hypertext (20)
  • Advanced Media Production (20)
  • The Films of Alfred Hitchcock (20)
  • Stanley Kubrick: Auteur (20)
  • Creative Writing and Production 2 (20)
  • Creative Writing Dissertation (40)
  • PR and Visual Journalism (20)
  • Scripts for Theatre and Television (20)
  • Development and Censorship of Television (20)
  • Directing Theatre (20)
  • Styles of Theatre (20)
  • British Cinema (20)
  • America on Film (20)
  • Celtic Film (20)

English Language

Year 1

Core:

  • Tools for Language Analysis I (20)
  • English in Society (20)
  • Tools for Language Analysis II (20)

Year 2

60 credits chosen from:

  • Sentence Structure: Syntax (20)
  • Variation in English (20)
  • Meaning (20)
  • Research Methods and Design (20)

Year 3

60 credits chosen from:

  • Speech and Language Disorders (20)
  • Child Language Acquisition (20)
  • History of English (20)
  • Language and Gender (20)
  • Teaching EFL (20)
  • Interactional Pragmatics (20)
  • Applied Linguistics TEFL (20)
  • Sociolinguistics (20)
  • Bilingualism (20)
  • Forensic Linguistics (20)
  • Discourse Analysis (20)
  • English and Globalisation (20)

Creative Studies Year 1 60 credits from: The Arts of Writing (20) Creative Writing: Forms and Techniques (20) Introduction to Film History (20) The Language of Film (20) Introduction to Textual Analysis (20) Introduction to...

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Entry Requirements

Typical offer is based on a minimum 104 tariff points from a Level 3 qualification* e.g:

  • A Levels (no specific subjects required)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • BTEC National/Extended Diploma and Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma: MMM
  • City & Guilds Advanced Technical/ Extended Diploma: considered on a case by case basis
  • Access: Pass
  • Welsh Baccalaureate is accepted. International school leaving qualifications

International Candidates: school leaving qualifications and college diplomas are accepted from countries worldwide (subject to minimum English Language requirements). More information here. 

We also welcome applications from mature applicants.

*For a full list of accepted Level 3 qualifications, go to www.ucas.com.

Typical offer is based on a minimum 104 tariff points from a Level 3 qualification* e.g: A Levels (no specific subjects required) International Baccalaureate Diploma BTEC National/Extended Diploma and Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma: MMM City & Guilds Advanced Technical/ Extended Diploma: considered on a case by case...

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