You'll learn to bring stories and ideas to life in a meaningful way in the form of text, image and video for a particular audience and platform.
We'll encourage you to explore a wide range of writing - from YA novels to performance poetry, non-fiction memoir and nature writing, to cover blurbs and online articles. You’ll gain feedback on your work from fellow students and lecturers in a supportive environment. You’ll also learn how to edit the work of others. The course has a world-leading specialism in Children’s and Young Adult writing and publishing - a vibrant and commercially successful area of the industry.
Publishing provision at Bath Spa University is characterised by creative studio-based collaborative working and high-quality making across hand-made, print, digital, and live, facilitated by our state-of-the-art Publishing Lab facilities and technical support.
Imaginative content development is informed by industry research, cultural context, design history, legal, and ethical considerations. You'll experiment and take risks, work collaboratively, project manage, pitch, and become effective, creative makers across print and digital, books, magazines, websites, and social media.
You’ll graduate with a stunning digital portfolio demonstrating expertise and experience in core publishing skills and your chosen area of specialism, from historical fiction to magazine editing, social media content, or literary events.