Bournemouth University

Bournemouth University


There is a strong emphasis on writing and communication, and this includes business writing, journalism and writing for the media. There is also the opportunity to pursue a creative pathway all the way through the degree if you choose to do so.

Course modules

Year 1: Writing for different purposes; adaptation; media, journalism and society; approaches to literature; communication skills; language matters. Year 2: Modernism and postmodernism; narrative structures; children's literature; gender and sexuality; popular texts and intertexts; writing for the media. Year 3: The placement year (minimum 4-week placement between); or optional 40 week placement. Year 3 or 4 (depending on placement): Cultures and materialities; narrating identities; mediating the nation. Options units: Crime and terror; post-colonial texts; alternate worlds; facts and fiction; news and journalism; new media narrative; writing, editing and publishing. Year 4 or 5: Markets and audiences; interactive storytelling; literature and controversy; dissertation/major project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MLitt Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees) 4 years
MLitt Full-time £ 13,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 4 years
MLitt Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 4 years
MLitt Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (EU fees) 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Talbot Campus Poole BH12 5BB South West

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Telephone number: 
01202 524111