In most cases, exams are held during the day on a weekday - if you have daytime commitments, you will need to make arrangements for daytime attendance - but some exams are held in the evening. Find out more about assessment at Birkbeck, including guidance on assessment, feedback and our assessment offences policy.
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The BA Creative Writing is a unique and exciting programme of study that gives you the opportunity to explore a range of disciplines, from prose fiction to poetry, scriptwriting to creative non-fiction.
Under the tutelage of practising published, award-winning writers with a reputation for excellence in their field, you will not only build an understanding of the craft of writing and hone your authorial technique, you will also learn the vital instinct for reading as a writer.
Nurture your creative, critical and professional skills as a writer, gain a foundation in the main genres of fiction, non-fiction and poetry, and be supported in finding your own voice.
Studying English and creative writing at Griffith, your flair for expression will be complemented by the relevant professional skills essential to an author in the digital age.Academics from the Department of Organizational Psychology found massive variability in the type of dyslexia support available in a work environment.They are now calling for further research to inform an evidence-based approach to supporting dyslexia in the workplace.Where a course has unseen written examinations, these may be held termly, but, on the majority of our courses, exams are usually taken in the Summer term, during May to June.Exams may be held at other times of the year as well.The methods of assessment on this course are specified below under 'Methods of assessment on this course'.You will need to allow time to complete coursework and prepare for exams.If you have studied at university previously, you may have accumulated credits through the modules you studied.It may be possible to transfer these credits from your previous study to Birkbeck or another institution.Everyone is different, and the study time required varies topic by topic, but, as a guide, expect to schedule up to five hours of self-study for each hour of teaching.On our distance-learning and blended-learning courses, the emphasis is very much on independent, self-directed learning and you will be expected to manage your own learning, with the support of your module tutors and various learning technologies.