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Short fiction, the novel, poetry, plays and screenplays: define and refine your chosen genre at the University of Birmingham, and explore genres that are new to your writing experience.
If you are a graduate with considerable experience in writing creatively and wish to proceed to a career or further study in this area, then our innovative MA in Creative Writing is for you.
The programme will allow you to develop your own work, your own voice and your own ideas with dedicated workshop time and opportunities to give and receive feedback to and from your peers. You will also benefit from professional skills training to prepare you for your encounters with the writing industry, with insights from industry professional such as editors and publishers.
The programme brings together students who
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We ask for a 2:1 Honours degree, or equivalent, preferably in English and/or Creative Writing, but other disciplines will be considered. Applicants should also have considerable experience of writing creatively.
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Maria studied English and Creative Writing (BA) at Staffordshire University where she also worked within the Students’ Union as a student representative. Upon completion of her degree Maria has continued to undertake an MA in Creative Writing at the University of Birmingham, to pursue a career in publishing.
Maria is also a postgraduate mentor, you can contact her online with questions or read further about her experience at the University of Birmingham on her mentor page:http://www.pg.bham.ac.uk/mentor/maria-arroja-ferreira/
Michael completed his undergraduate Single Honours English (BA) degree at Newman University before relocating to the University of Birmingham in order to challenge himself with the Creative Writing MA. He’s a passionate writer who wishes to pursue a career as an author, or in the literary sector, upon his graduation from UoB.
Michael is also a postgraduate mentor, you can contact him online with questions or read further about his experience at the University of Birmingham on his mentor page: http://www.pg.bham.ac.uk/mentor/m-mcdermott/
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