Arts Sciences


BA Creative Arts and Humanities - Virtual Taster Event

02 November 2022, 4:00 pm–5:30 pm

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UCL’s BA Creative Arts and Humanities is a bold and exciting new undergraduate degree, uniquely bringing together creative writing, moving image and performance. It is the first of its kind in the UK. The programme is taught from within the Faculty of Arts & Humanities, ranked 5th in the world by the Times Higher Education Rankings by Subject 2022.

This event is free.

Event Information

Open to







Faculty of Arts & Humanities

The programme is designed for students who are looking to develop both their creative skills and their critical and analytical abilities to an advanced level.

This virtual taster event will provide an introduction to the degree and a chance to explore and interact with the different aspects of the programme with an expert in each respective field. There will be a time for questions and discussion towards the end of the event.

We look forward to welcoming many of you online. In the meantime, you can read more about the BA Creative Arts and Humanities online.

About the Speakers

Dr Tim Beasley-Murray

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Dr Tim Beasley-Murray is Associate Professor of European Thought and Culture, working on literature and philosophy across French, German, Czech, Slovak and English-language cultures. Tim is a committed inter-disciplinarian.  He has just finished a book on literary and academic games, and on how they can get serious.

Professor Gregory Thompson

Professor Gregory Thompson is Creative & Collaborative Enterprise Course Leader at UCL and is a independent performing arts professional. He is an award winning theatre director creating productions that combine ensemble performances with innovative stagings and actor-audience relationships.

Justin Hardy

Justin has spent his career making award winning television history. Known for his innovative, genre defining work, one of his most recent productions is a feature length, mixed current affairs/dramatised satire of Brexit politics for the BBC – Theresa v. Boris: How May Became PM.

Dr Matthew Sperling

Matthew joined UCL in 2016 as Lecturer in Literature in English from 1900 to the Present Day. Matthew's first novel, Astroturf, was published by riverrun in August 2018, and was longlisted for the Wellcome Book Prize 2019. His second novel, Viral, was published by riverrun in September 2020.