English, Journalism & Writing Courses
Network with visiting writers and journalists, work on live projects and make the most of placement opportunities.
Study with us to join the ranks of our esteemed alumni, including journalists, novelists, poets, content creators and marketers. From our industry level media facilities and dedicated writers’ room to our Writers in Residence programme – which has played host to the likes of Matt Haig, Emily Barr and Xan Brook, we’re focused on helping you hone your craft and break into industry.
Our English, Journalism & Writing courses
Creative Writing BA(Hons)
Experiment with all forms of writing to find your passion and develop your writing voice. Explore au...
English & Creative Writing BA(Hons)
Join a celebration of literature and writing. You’ll read critically and widely, learning about hi...
Journalism & Creative Writing BA(Hons)
Kick-start your career as a writer, learning how to analyse, practise and publish all forms of journ...
Creative Writing BA(Hons) (Online)
Whether you dream of penning novels, writing for games, creating compelling digital campaigns or wri...
What can you do with an English, Creative Writing or Journalism degree?
Studying a degree in English, Creative Writing or Journalism is more than just crafting the perfect poem or headline; it teaches you to see the world differently.
As well as pursuing a career as an author, writer or journalist, there are countless other career options you can work towards with a degree in this subject.
Writers in Residence programme
As well as offering opportunities to connect with industry leaders through visiting speakers, placements and the chance to work in live projects, we also run a Writers in Residence programme, which brings acclaimed writers – including Xan Brooks, Alice Oswald and Lionel Shriver – to your doorstep. Each writer brings their unique and world-class expertise and talent to deliver workshops and tutorials to current students.Read more
Discover what our students do
How digital journalism is tackling global challenges – and even fighting crime
07 December 2021
Having worked as a producer, cameraman, editor and drone operator for some of the biggest news ...
An evening with Dawn French at Falmouth Book Festival
15 October 2021
This story was written by Falmouth University Professional Writing MA student Jon Cox. Dawn Frenc...
Falmouth journalism graduates land jobs with the BBC
13 October 2021
Two recent Falmouth journalism graduates have followed in the footsteps of other alumni to secure jo...
Reporting Earth provides platform for valuable climate crisis reporting discussions
29 September 2021
On Tuesday 21 September, Falmouth University hosted Reporting Earth, an online journalism summit&nbs...
Reporting Earth calls on young journalists to tackle climate change
23 July 2021
Young journalists aged 18-32 are being asked to submit their ideas on new ways of reporting on the c...
The Falmouth women fighting for industry equality
08 March 2021
Five Falmouth students have won a bid to be a part of the BBC’s 50:50 Equality Project. 50:50 is c...
Students Meet ‘Hashtag Our Stories’ Mobile News Pioneers
02 April 2020
Sumaiya Omar, co-founder of pioneering mobile journalism site ‘Hashtag Our Stories’ came along t...
Students Spread Lockdown Positivity via the Airwaves
31 March 2020
Falmouth Journalism students have teamed up with Cornish radio station Source FM to provide daily ne...
Alumni earn key roles at BBC
27 March 2020
Falmouth Journalism Alumni joined BBC Spotlight and BBC Radio Cornwall recently. Both Emma Clements ...
Students are NewsWise
17 March 2020
Student Nadia Leigh-Hewitson spoke to us about her experience of the workshop, “As a Journali...
Student Reports on Royal Visit
12 March 2020
Third year Journalism student Joe Buncle secured a press pass to report on HRH Prince Charles' visit...
Student Journalist Gets National Press Attention
11 June 2019
When parliament voted for an extension to the Brexit process on 3 April, Kira Taylor, second-year BA...
Film and Writing Lecturers Produce Collaborative Paper
11 June 2019
It’s not just students that collaborate across departments and schools at Falmouth University; lec...
Writing Lecturer Opens New Library
07 June 2019
Amy Lilwall, Senior Lecturer from Falmouth’s School of Writing and Journalism, has been spreading ...
Sports Journalism Student Reporting for Real
02 June 2019
Every year, BA(Hons) Sports Journalism students are visited by John Roder, one of the UK’s leading...
Graduate Shortlisted for Young Journalist of the Year Award
01 June 2019
Katie Timms, a recent graduate from BA(Hons) Journalism, has been shortlisted for the Young Journali...
Journalism Courses to Pilot BBC Gender Equality Project
16 April 2019
Falmouth has joined the BBC's 50:50 project, which aims to get an equal split of male and female rep...
Xan Brooks reflects on his term as Falmouth University's Writer in Residence
26 March 2019
Xan Brooks is an award-winning writer, editor and broadcaster, and at the end of his term as Falmout...
Patrick Gale Donates Emmy Nomination Medal to Falmouth University
13 February 2019
When Patrick Gale, award-winning author and screenwriter, guest lecturer and Honorary Fellow of Falm...
Third Year Writing Collaboration with National Trust
18 December 2018
Industry connections and real-world experience are an important part of the courses at Falmouth. Not...
If you have any questions about our English, Journalism and Writing courses, get in touch with our Future Studies Team.