School of Communication

With the chance to work on live briefs while you study, the opportunity to collaborate across the creative sector and industry-leading guest speakers and Writers in Residence, the School of Communication gives tomorrow’s storytellers the insights, skills and confidence to succeed across an exciting range of professions.    

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From advertising, marketing and graphic design to creative writing, publishing and journalism – studying with us means you’ll work on live briefs and learn from industry experts like Rory Sutherland and Simon Armitage, as well as Writers in Residence including Alice Oswald and Lionel Shriver.

Through access to industry contacts like these, incredible facilities and opportunities for placements with the likes of the BBC, Condé Nast and global advertising agencies, you’ll be challenged, inspired and raring to begin your career.

Our Communication courses

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Comedy Writing

Comedy Writing MA (Online)

Get the skills, tools and industry insights to push your projects to the top of the commissioning ed...

Comedy Writing MA (Online)
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Communication Design MA

Communication Design MA

Work in an interdisciplinary studio environment, where designing and communicating meaningful and ef...

Communication Design MA
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Creative Advertising - 2023

Creative Advertising BA(Hons)

Turn your ideas into powerful advertising campaigns with impact.

Creative Advertising BA(Hons)
Creative Advertising
Creative Advertising

Creative Advertising MA

Build your capabilities as a strategically minded advertising creative. You’ll enter an intensive ...

Creative Advertising MA
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MA Creative Writing

Creative Writing BA(Hons)

Experiment with all forms of writing to find your passion and develop your writing voice. Explore au...

Creative Writing BA(Hons)
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Creative Writing BA(Hons) (Online)

Whether you dream of penning novels, writing for games, creating compelling digital campaigns or wri...

Creative Writing BA(Hons) (Online)
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English & CW - 2023

English & Creative Writing BA(Hons)

Join a celebration of literature and writing. You’ll read critically and widely, learning about hi...

English & Creative Writing BA(Hons)
Graphic Design studio
Graphic Design studio

Graphic Design BA(Hons)

On this course, you’ll join a collaborative community that will support you to develop your distin...

Graphic Design BA(Hons)
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Graphic Design Ma 2022

Graphic Design MA/PGDip (online)

Whether building upon traditional fields or responding to new or emergent media, audiences and marke...

Graphic Design MA/PGDip (online)
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Illustration students

Integrated Foundation Year BA/BSc(Hons)

Explore your creativity and expand your professional skills by entering the creative industries on a...

Integrated Foundation Year BA/BSc(Hons)
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Journalism Ma 2022

Journalism & Creative Writing BA(Hons)

Kick-start your career as a writer, learning how to analyse, practise and publish all forms of journ...

Journalism & Creative Writing BA(Hons)
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Journalism and Creative Writing 3

Journalism MA (Online)

In a rapidly changing world, where people have never been more connected or content-hungry, agile th...

Journalism MA (Online)
Marketing and Digital Communications
Marketing and Digital Communications

Marketing and Digital Communications MA (Online)

Become a master strategist and innovative creator. Immerse yourself in the ever-evolving landscape o...

Marketing and Digital Communications MA (Online)
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Marketing Communications 2024

Marketing Communications BA(Hons)

In a world where technology is transforming how we live, work and play, marketers must be fast, flex...

Marketing Communications BA(Hons)
Sound House media production, podcasting and journalism facilities
Sound House media production, podcasting and journalism facilities

Media Production BA(Hons)

An exciting and market-driven fusion of filmmaking, advertising and journalism, this Media Productio...

Media Production BA(Hons)
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Professional Writing MA

Develop the skills to forge a successful career in professional writing. You’ll learn to craft fic...

Professional Writing MA
Writing For Script Screen Ma
Writing For Script Screen Ma

Writing for Script & Screen MA/PGDip (online)

This course is designed to equip you with the writing skills, industry knowhow, professional skills ...

Writing for Script & Screen MA/PGDip (online)

Writers in Residence programme

Falmouth's Writers in Residence programme offers students the opportunity to work with leading writers in both prose and poetry. Previous Writers in Residence have included Matt Haig, Xan Brooks and Alice Oswald.

Find out more
https://www.falmouth.ac.uk/staff-profiles

News

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Comedy Writing student lands script commission for Legoland

22 November 2023

A second year Comedy Writing MA (Online) student has been commissioned by Merlin Entertainment to wr...

Comedy Writing student lands script commission for Legoland
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Going live on the BBC: Journalism student on track for a career as a sports pundit

08 November 2023

A third-year Journalism BA(Hons) student at Falmouth University's School of Communication has secure...

Going live on the BBC: Journalism student on track for a career as a sports pundit
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Falmouth course leader Simon Nicholls releases new book based on hit BBC Radio 4 series  

01 November 2023

Simon Nicholls, award-winning TV and audio comedy producer and course leader of Falmouth’s online ...

Falmouth course leader Simon Nicholls releases new book based on hit BBC Radio 4 series  
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Helen Leahey

Falmouth graduate’s spooky Hollywood debut in Universal Studios’ new Exorcist movie sequel

30 October 2023

A Falmouth University graduate has featured in a new film release by Universal Studios – with rath...

Falmouth graduate’s spooky Hollywood debut in Universal Studios’ new Exorcist movie sequel
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WoolBox

Falmouth University students and alumni win big at Creative Conscience Awards 2023

11 October 2023

The awards cement our reputation for championing ethical and sustainable practices.

Falmouth University students and alumni win big at Creative Conscience Awards 2023
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Dr Marshall Moore

Writer and publisher Dr Marshall Moore on the UK’s thriving creative writing education scene

15 September 2023

Dr Marshall Moore, course leader for Falmouth University’s online Creative Writing BA(Hons) degree...

Writer and publisher Dr Marshall Moore on the UK’s thriving creative writing education scene
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Gina Kaminski Saves the Wolf

Gina Kaminski Saves the Wolf: An exciting new chapter in children's literature

13 September 2023

Author and lecturer, Craig Barr-Green has released his latest children’s book Gina Kaminski Saves ...

Gina Kaminski Saves the Wolf: An exciting new chapter in children's literature
'The Floater' - a surfboard made from sewage for Surfers Against Sewage campaign
The Floater - Sufers Against Sewage

How a crap campaign helped Surfers Against Sewage tackle pollution profiteering

18 August 2023

Head of Advertising Dr Cui Su speaks to Creative Advertising graduate Jake Smith about his recent ca...

How a crap campaign helped Surfers Against Sewage tackle pollution profiteering
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Bulletproof

Falmouth graduate’s vodka brand design wins Bulletproof 100%Proof competition

09 August 2023

Graphic Design BA(Hons) graduate Murray Harden has won this year’s Bulletproof 100%Proof competiti...

Falmouth graduate’s vodka brand design wins Bulletproof 100%Proof competition
Graphic Design Shorts
Graphic Design Shorts

Graphic Design at Falmouth University: 60 second shorts

01 August 2023

Our Graphic Design BA(Hons) graduands were recently tasked with creating 60-second videos that perfe...

Graphic Design at Falmouth University: 60 second shorts
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Monty and Alex at the Bleach Magazine launch at Cornish Bank in Falmouth.

Falmouth duo launch dynamic new publication BLEACH Magazine

27 July 2023

With the first issue selling out in less than a month, BLEACH Magazine is clearly onto something. Co...

Falmouth duo launch dynamic new publication BLEACH Magazine
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Sitcom script

How to write a sitcom

21 July 2023

Award-winning comedy producer, Simon Nicholls offers his Dos and Don’ts for writing a sitcom.

How to write a sitcom
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Creative Advertising students tackle taboos in Healthy Relationships campaign

20 July 2023

Students produce hard-hitting awareness campaign encouraging healthy relationships.

Creative Advertising students tackle taboos in Healthy Relationships campaign
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Foodstock

Exposé – A Force for Good: Student project supports local food bank

14 July 2023

Three Graphic Design BA(Hons) students recently launched their stage three project Exposé - A Force...

Exposé – A Force for Good: Student project supports local food bank
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Rosie Šošić

Comedy Writing student named in Cornwall Comedian of the Year competition

14 July 2023

Taking the mic for her second ever stand-up performance at this year’s Falmouth Cringe comedy fest...

Comedy Writing student named in Cornwall Comedian of the Year competition
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D&AD 2023 - Best in Show

Falmouth University win big at D&AD Awards 2023 

12 July 2023

Meet Falmouth's D&AD 2023 award winners and runner-ups

Falmouth University win big at D&AD Awards 2023 
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Verdant exhibition

Brewing brilliance: Falmouth students respond to live brief set by Verdant Brewery

07 July 2023

Final-year students on Falmouth’s Graphic Design BA(Hons) course recently had the chance to work w...

Brewing brilliance: Falmouth students respond to live brief set by Verdant Brewery
A selfie of comedy writing graduate Sean Phelan taken in a field
Sean Phelan

When a Netflix star reads your comedy script in front of industry big wigs...

05 July 2023

Recent Comedy Writing MA (Online) graduate Sean Phelan is already catching the eyes of industry prof...

When a Netflix star reads your comedy script in front of industry big wigs...
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Emma Elobeid

Graduate Spotlight: Journalist and Writer Emma Elobeid

26 June 2023

Since completing her master’s degree at Falmouth University in 2022, Emma Elobeid has been making ...

Graduate Spotlight: Journalist and Writer Emma Elobeid
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Falmouth Showcase 2023: A celebration of our graduating talent

02 June 2023

Congratulations to our class of 2023!

Falmouth Showcase 2023: A celebration of our graduating talent