Network with visiting writers and journalists, work on live projects and make the most of placement opportunities.
If you're thinking of joining us in 2020, you can find out which of our industry-focused English, Writing and Journalism courses are in Clearing, discover what student life in Falmouth is really like and find out more about how to apply through Clearing below.
How to apply
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Ready to apply? Simply give us a call to apply by phone. You can also get in touch if you have any questions about Falmouth or the Clearing process. Our Applicant Services Team are available 09:00 - 17:00 Monday to Friday.
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Creative Writing BA(Hons)
Join our thriving writing community. Experiment with all forms of writing to find your passion and develop your writing voice. Explore audiences in...
English with Creative Writing BA(Hons)
Join a celebration of literature and writing. You’ll read critically and widely, learning about historic and current literature and integrating this...
Journalism and Creative Writing BA(Hons)
Kick-start your career as a writer, learning how to analyse, practise and publish all forms of digital journalism while also stretching your creative...
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Collaborate across the creative sector to produce future-facing original work in new high-end facilities. Learn from staff with expertise from publications like the Guardian, Private Eye, The Bookseller, The Big Issue, the Daily Telegraph, and Agence France-Presse. And gain industry insights through our visiting speakers, Writers in Residence programme and placement opportunities.
Inspiration in residence
As well as offering opportunities to connect with industry leaders through visiting speakers, placements and the chance to work on live projects, we also run a Writers in Residence programme, which brings acclaimed writers – including Matt Haig, Alice Oswald and Wyl Menmuir – to your doorstep.
Industry-standard media facilities
With a fully equipped digital newsroom, recording studios with Newswire access and podcasting facilities and a dedicated Writers Room for workshops and events, you'll have all the tools you need to hone your creative craft.Explore our facilities
Our School of Communication has a 40-year reputation for producing top flight journalists. Alumni have gone on to work with the likes of the BBC, Virgin EMI Records and Creative Assembly, and have penned critically acclaimed novels, screenplays and poetry.
Alumni success at BBC
We're proud to have two Falmouth Journalism Alumni working for BBC Spotlight and BBC Radio Cornwall. Emma Clements and Daisy Griffith trained as journalists at Falmouth before successful broadcast careers around the country led them to BBC Cornwall. "It's a real privilege to be taking the reins of a local institution that plays such an important role in daily lives here," said Daisy, who has lived in Cornwall for more than a decade. Read on to find out more about Daisy and Emma's careers after Falmouth.
Further information & support
We offer a range of financial support to try and ensure that all students can succeed and fulfil their potential during their studies.
Coronavirus Student & Applicant Information for 2020
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If you want to find out more about becoming part of our unique creative community you can call us. Our Applicant Services team are available 09:00-17:00 Monday to Friday to support your applicant journey.Talk to us today