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Creative Writing (MLitt)

Course Description

The MLitt in Creative Writing is a taught postgraduate programme designed to offer you the opportunity to develop your creativity and literary skills in a highly supportive, constructive learning environment. You prepare for the processes and challenges involved in publishing creative written work, whether poetry or prose.

First Semester
Creative Writing: Poetry
Creative Writing: Fiction

Tales of Vengeance and Enchantment: the Heroic Age in Irish and Icelandic Saga Literature
Approaching Literature
Crosscurrents in Irish and Scottish Literature
Critical Approaches to Literature, Science and Medicine
Scottish Medicine and Literary Culture
Special Study in Language and Literature
Illness and Disability in Modern Literature and Thought
The Literature of The Gaels in Translation
Novel ideas: Reading Prose Fiction
Migration to Postcolonial Theory in Context
Introduction to Visual Culture

Second Semester
Creative Writing: Prose Fiction
Creative Writing: Narrative, Medicine, Psychology

Locations and Dislocations: the Role of the Place in Literature
Diaspora and Migration in Contemporary Visual Culture
Contemporary Irish and Scottish Women's Fiction
Irish and Scottish Science Fiction
Special Study in Language and Literature
The Making of Middle Scots
Scott in Context: Walter Scott and His World
Critical Analysis of Visual Culture

Third Semester
Creative Writing Portfolio (dissertation)

Qualification MLitt

Visit the Creative Writing (MLitt) page on the Aberdeen University website for more details!

Student Profiles

International Masters Scholarship - 20+ Awards

University of Aberdeen has a high academic standard and quality within all of its programmes. It wishes to promote talent and encourage students from:
African Countriesto study a postgraduate qualification at University of Aberdeen

Value of Scholarship(s)



Scholarships are available in January and September
You must have an unconditional offer for a masters taught programme
You must be a full time international student
You must be based at the Aberdeen City campus for your studies

Application Procedure

Once you have received your firm offer from the Vice Principle you will receive a scholarship offer.
Instructions will be sent to you about how to accept your scholarship.

Further Information


Entry Requirements

A good first degree in any Humanities discipline. UK applicants should normally have a 2.1 or above, though applicants with non-standard qualifications are also invited to apply. IELTS of 6.5 with 6.0 in the writing and reading (or equivalent TOEFL iBT or PTE).

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