What will I learn?

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.You will:Produce illustrated anthologies, organise mini-festivals, or work with a business as part of your third-year collaborative projectAttend our exciting guest lecture series, where you'll build relationships and contacts within all facets of the literary worldHave the opportunity to attend and participate in literary events such as The London Book Fair and the North Cornwall Book FestivalTake inspiration from The Lighthouse – the glorious workspace at the heart of our community – which hosts everything from skills and craft workshops to board game sessions, literary quizzes and poetry readingsUse the stunning natural surroundings as inspiration for the writing processContribute to a vibrant, thriving, writing communityWrite for FalWriting, our student-led online magazine, or read your work at our literary evenings and feel the warmth of the applause

Which department am I in?

The School of Communication

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£17,460.00 (US$ 23,097) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

12 September 2022


Main Site

Falmouth Campus,



Cornwall And Isles Of Scilly,

TR11 4RH, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have a recognised Foundation Diploma. Native speakers of English do not need to demonstrate English language ability. Students will need to meet the same standard which is equivalent to the IELTS Academic 6.0 overall score, with at least 5.5 in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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