Courses in literature, creative writing and film enable you to develop your own creativity and examine that of others. You may opt to start or finish your own novel, poem or play, or to produce critical analyses of works in these genres. Or you may explore the cinematic works of a country, genre or director. View all short courses.
Bringing together two dynamic and successful disciplines, we are committed to creative and critical practice in teaching and research. Our staff include internationally renowned scholars and award-winning writers. Birmingham has recently been recognised as the top university for graduates by leading employers in The Department of Film and Creative Writing is pleased to announce a new collaborative filmmaking project for , which is open to all University of Birmingham students, staff and alumni. More forthcoming events.
I am an award-winning poet, critic and writer of fiction, publishing on prose poetry and Absurdism in contemporary poetry. The short story, editing theory and practice, cross-disciplinary models of authorship, writing as translation and adaption, autobiographical and biographical poetry. Long-form fiction and screenwriting, and I have an interest in writing for new forms performance, live art, and for digital platforms. As the department's Film Technician my work focuses on making sure all the students have access to the best film equipment we have on offer as well as managing these resources by keeping them up to date with the ever evolving digital film landscape.
Always wanted to be a writer? Investigate the power of language to reveal and reimagine the world and ourselves in new and dynamic ways! Our creative writing program offers an exciting and diverse range of courses, including fiction, non-fiction, and poetry, along with creative research and experimental forms of writing.