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BA (Hons) Creative Writing

Bath Spa University

1 Location : Newton Park Campus

Course details


Study mode

Full time

Length

3 year course

Distance learning

Not Available

Placement year

Not Available

Year abroad

Optional

Foundation year

Not Available

Study mode

Full time

Length

3 year course

Distance learning

Not Available

Placement year

Not Available

Year abroad

Optional

Foundation year

Not Available

Course data summary

Average Earnings

£20,000

15 months after the course for Creative writing graduates at Bath Spa University

Employment

95%

go on to work and/or study

15 months after the course for Creative writing graduates at Bath Spa University

50%

are using what they learnt during their studies in their current work

15 months after the course for Creative writing graduates at Bath Spa University

81%

The course has developed the knowledge and skills I think I will need for my future.

Final year BA Creative writing students at Bath Spa University

69%

Staff value students’ views and opinions about the course.

Final year BA Creative writing students at Bath Spa University

69%

Teaching staff have supported my learning well.

Final year BA Creative writing students at Bath Spa University

What you need to know about the data

  • The data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Some courses and providers have been affected more than others.
  • The data tells you about the experience of recent students, but your experience may be different.
  • Read more about this data

Student Satisfaction

The Student satisfaction score is not available for courses in England because the question is not included in the survey for England.

Read more about this data

The teaching on my course

100%

75%

69%

88%

Data from

15 students (70% of those who were asked)

Data for students graduating 2022-23

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Learning opportunities

88%

88%

80%

69%

81%

Data from

15 students (70% of those who were asked)

Data for students graduating 2022-23

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Assessment and feedback

81%

81%

94%

75%

81%

Data from

15 students (70% of those who were asked)

Data for students graduating 2022-23

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Academic Support

75%

69%

Data from

15 students (70% of those who were asked)

Data for students graduating 2022-23

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Organisation and management

75%

67%

Data from

15 students (70% of those who were asked)

Data for students graduating 2022-23

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Learning resources

82%

85%

100%

Data from

15 students (70% of those who were asked)

Data for students graduating 2022-23

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Student voice

67%

69%

50%

90%

Data from

15 students (70% of those who were asked)

Data for students graduating 2022-23

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Mental wellbeing

86% Information about mental wellbeing support services has been well communicated.

Data from

15 students (70% of those who were asked)

Data for students graduating 2022-23

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Freedom of expression

87% I have felt free to express my ideas, opinions and beliefs.

Data from

15 students (70% of those who were asked)

Data for students graduating 2022-23

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

84% of students are still on the course or have completed it

The data displayed is from students on this and other courses in Creative writing.

There was not enough data to publish information specifically for this course. This may be because the course size is too small. This does not reflect on the quality of the course.

After 1 year on the course

Data for entrants in 2020-21

Source: Data for individual students collected directly from universities and colleges

Data from

55 students.

What you need to know about earnings data

  • Some data is from graduates surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Labour markets change
  • Salaries vary across regions in the UK
  • There are lots of factors that affect graduate earnings.
  • Read more about earnings

Average earnings for all full-time Creative writing courses

For graduates from Bath Spa University

After 15 months

£20,000

Typical range: £16,000 - £24,000

Data from

20 people

(65% of those asked).

Data for students graduating 2020-21

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

After 3 years

£18,500

Typical range: £14,000 - £22,500

Data from

95 people.


Data for students graduating 2013-15

Source: Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset

After 5 years

£20,500

Typical range: £16,500 - £24,500

Data from

100 people.


Data for students graduating 2013-15

Source: Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset

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After 15 months

£20,500

Typical range: £18,000 - £25,000

Data from

555 people.

95% of UK-resident Creative writing graduates from Bath Spa University are employed in England.

Data for students graduating 2019-21

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

After 3 years

£18,500

(excludes Northern Ireland)

Typical range: £13,500 - £23,000

Data from

1550 people.

93% of UK-resident Creative writing graduates from Bath Spa University are based in England.

Data for students graduating 2013-15

Source: Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset

After 5 years

£21,500

(excludes Northern Ireland)

Typical range: £16,500 - £27,000

Data from

1565 people.

94% of UK-resident Creative writing graduates from Bath Spa University are based in England.

Data for students graduating 2013-15

Source: Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset

What you need to know about employment data

  • Some data is from graduates surveyed during Covid-19 pandemic
  • Labour markets vary and change over time
  • Employment and job opportunities vary across regions in the UK
  • Read more about employment

95% of the students go on to work and / or study

What graduates are doing 15 months after the course

The data displayed is from students on other courses in Creative writing.

Because the course is new or has not been running long enough, there was not enough data to publish information specifically for this course. This does not reflect on the quality of the course.

Data for students graduating 2020-21

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from

35 students (65% of those who were asked).

Occupation types 15 months after the course

The data displayed is from students on other courses in Creative writing.

Because the course is new or has not been running long enough, there was not enough data to publish information specifically for this course. This does not reflect on the quality of the course.

Data for students graduating 2020-21

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from

25 students (65% of those who were asked).

50% In highly skilled work

  • 15% Artistic, literary and media occupations
  • 10% Business and public service associate professionals
  • 10% Teaching Professionals
  • 5% Managers, directors and senior officials
  • Less than 5% Web and Multimedia Design Professionals

50% In other work

  • 15% Administrative occupations
  • 10% Elementary occupations
  • 10% Sales occupations
  • 5% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
  • 5% Secretarial and related occupations

5% In unknown work

  • Employed after finishing the course but employment type is not known

What you need to know about the data

65% of graduates find their current work meaningful

The data displayed is from students on other courses in Creative writing.

Because the course is new or has not been running long enough, there was not enough data to publish information specifically for this course. This does not reflect on the quality of the course.

Perception of work after graduating

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data for students graduating 2020-21

Data from

15 students (65% of those who were asked)

50% Usefulness

I am utilising what I learnt during my studies in my current work.

65% Meaningfulness

My current work is meaningful.

55% Future

My current work fits with my future plans.

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