Duration

3 years

Starting Date

September

Tuition Fee

AED 167,100

Location

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Why Study BA Honours Creative Writing and Journalism?

This Creative Writing and Journalism (Hons) programme from Middlesex University Dubai is ideal if you want to improve your skills as a writer and develop a theoretical foundation of best writing practices. You’ll study all forms of writing, both fiction and non-fiction, as well as drama and screenwriting. You’ll also take an in-depth look at the way journalism and various other writing industries are growing and changing.

Learning to communicate effectively, you’ll learn creative writing skills such as narrative, character, developing dialogue, creating conflict, along with essential journalism skills such as investigative writing and research.

Later in the course, you’ll undertake a work placement in order to put your new skills to practice in a work environment. Previously, we have placed our students with some of the most prestigious media outlets in the UAE and beyond.

Future Careers and Employability

Graduates will be well prepared to go on to careers in creative writing and/or journalism, and across a wide range of industries wherever good writing and critical thinking are valued. The course is also particularly useful in areas where work on analysing and producing language is central. This could include roles in: screenwriting, playwriting, copywriting, advertising, website management, PR, marketing, branding, and journalism. Students are also able to use the skills they’ve developed to work on their own short stories and/or novels.

Courses Included

  • Journalism Skills
  • What is Journalism?
  • Character, Conflict and Dialogue
  • Writing Creatively
  • Multimodal Journalism
  • Political Communication
  • Arts, Lifestyle and Sports Journalism

Interested? Get started today!