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.
School of Communication
Our English, Journalism and Writing courses sit within the School of Communication. At the School of Communication, we give tomorrow's storytellers the insights, skills and confidence to succeed across an exciting range of professions. Explore the School of Communication as Director, Professor Paul Springer, shows how studying at Falmouth University will carve your path in a rapidly changing media world.Take the virtual experience
Our English, Journalism & Writing courses
Creative Writing BA(Hons)
Join our thriving writing community. Experiment with all forms of writing to find your passion and develop your writing voice. Explore audiences in...
English & Creative Writing BA(Hons)
Join a celebration of literature and writing. You’ll read critically and widely, learning about historic and current literature and integrating this...
Journalism and Creative Writing BA(Hons)
Kick-start your career as a writer, learning how to analyse, practise and publish all forms of journalism while also stretching your creative skills...
Creative Writing BA(Hons) (Online)
Whether you dream of penning novels, writing for games, creating compelling digital campaigns or writing award-winning screenplays, fast-track your...
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"Falmouth felt like a really galvanising, enriching place to work. The smack of the sea air. It's the cliché: the light has a sort of intoxicating and cleansing effect and it encourages, sharpens the senses."
– Xan Brooks, Writer in Residence (2018/19)
Industry-standard media facilities
With a fully equipped digital newsroom, recording studios with Newswire access and podcasting facilities and a dedicated Writers Room, which also plays host to workshops and events, you'll have all the tools you need to hone your creative craft.Media facilities
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.