The School of Writing & Journalism

English & Writing Summer Showcase

The School of Writing & Journalism is at the forefront of its field, delivering innovative courses in English, journalism, and creative writing. Situated in inspiring facilities, you can expect passionate teaching from scholars, practitioner-academics and visiting professionals, helping ensure that you develop the skills and attitudes required in the contemporary workplace.

Connecting with industry

The School's Writers in Residence programme brings award-winning authors for creative workshops, lectures and events. It provides the chance to collaborate with industry experts and helps shape your professional direction. Recent visitors include Lionel Shriver, Orange Prize-winning author of We Need To Talk About Kevin; fiction and performance writer Deborah Levy; and Simon Armitage, recently dubbed 'the finest poet' in the English language.

A practical approach

We concentrate on developing your creative skills through workshops and hands on practice. You'll be encouraged to explore your abilities in an environment that gives you the space to think in new and compelling ways. We'll help you gain placements, internships and work experience with the likes of the BBC, Reuters and Condé Nast to ensure that you're poised for life after graduation and have the CV to succeed.

Expert teaching

Staff offer a wealth of expertise spanning all of our subject areas. You'll gain seasoned insight acquired at the Guardian, Private Eye, The Bookseller, The Big Issue, the Daily Telegraph and Agence France-Presse (AFP) among many others. They're experts in education with a keen understanding
of current industry.

We're at the front - join us

Our alumni have gone on to spectacular careers, becoming award-winning journalists, novelists, essayists and poets. They've joined organisations such as the BBC, Nickelodeon, Intercom Trust and Reuters, while others are heading-up national magazines and shaping public opinion.

There's no disputing that Falmouth graduates lead the way. If you're interested in joining them, we welcome you to visit the School to experience it for yourself.