The Open University allows you to learn about different aspects of culture and what it means to you. Here are a selection of courses:. Start writing fiction Have you always wanted to write, but never quite had the courage to start? This free course, Start writing fiction, will give you an insight into how authors create their characters and settings. You will also be able to look at the different genres for fiction.
Creative Writing - MA
Training Courses Original - Film Birmingham
Bringing together two dynamic and successful disciplines, we are committed to creative and critical practice in teaching and research. Our staff include internationally renowned scholars and award-winning writers. From Signing Shakespeare to translation as activism, and the mysterious history of the Imposteress Rabbit Breeder — join us for free at the virtual literary festival. Ruth Gilligan of the Department of Creative Writing was awarded the Royal Society of Literature's Ondaatje prize for books that "best evoke the spirit of a place". To celebrate National Share a Story Month in May, the National Literacy Trust is launching My Birmingham Story, a campaign that invites people from Birmingham to share their experiences and memories of life in the city. More forthcoming events. Undergraduate study.
Work with our team of award-winning authors to develop your creative practice and its critique. Creative Writing at Birmingham is part of the Department of Film and Creative Writing, and is closely aligned to the Departments of English Literature and English Language and Applied Linguistics, allowing you to benefit from our breadth of expertise. This practice-based PhD will support you in the development of a long-form piece of creative writing, or a sequence of related works. You will also identify critical concerns and interests related to your creative practice.
Studying English Literature and Creative Writing in combination, allows you to develop your skills as a writer, whilst setting your own work and aspirations in the context of the wider literary world. Our BA programme introduces you to a broad range of types and periods of literature, with a huge variety of different areas to pursue, from medieval literature to twenty-first-century digital literary culture. These include unparalleled resources for the study of Shakespeare, through our world-leading Shakespeare Institute. You will be given a foundation in all main genres of creative writing: poetry, prose, drama and media writing.