In 2017 the Department for Culture, Media, & Sport estimated there were some 3.2 million jobs in the UK creative economy, worth £91.9 billion and 80,000 new jobs were created that year alone.78% of the creative workforce hold at least an undergraduate degree (AGCAS-2017-2018), and the Creative Industries have seen the largest employment percentage growth in employment since 2011.Creativity and good writing are sought-after skills in today’s job market.
All of the OCA’s Level 1 (HE4) course units are worth 40 credits each.
If you’re studying towards an Open degree, you’ll need three Level 1 (HE4) course units to gain the necessarry 120 credits to move on to Level 2 (HE5).
These two units will bring together all that you’ve learnt on the degree in self-directed writing pieces, developing you as a confident, professional writer.
Our Creative Writing degree covers the full breadth of writing practice, allowing you to take the options that are of most interest to you.
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In telling stories, we are able to explore the furthest reaches of experience – whether it’s our own, or someone else’s.
And in this way, stories also carry the power to shape the world.
As a flexible degree, you can complete the programme in 3–9 years so it can fit in around everything else life has going on.
You’ll start off with Writing Skills at Level 1 (HE4).