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Creative Writing (Online) PGDip


University of York Centre for Lifelong Learning

Part time September PgDip 2 years part-time/distance learning

About the course

Address the central role of language and meaning as you further your academic and creative development.

This flexible course explores a variety of interesting genres and major forms of prose, poetry and scriptwriting. Guided by a supportive tutor, you will strengthen your writing style and sharpen your critical prowess. You'll gain a wealth of technical and production convention knowledge and write convincingly in an array of literary forms. 

Your learning will take place online alongside a lively global community. You'll have the option to attend bi-annual Writers' Weekends to reinforce your online relationships, collaborate on writing tasks and learn from practising writers, publishers and directors.

This qualification is ideal for writers of all levels. Knowledge

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Entry Requirements

Typically you'll be a graduate in a related subject area. We favourably consider students with a BA/BSc award in any subject and evidence of recent higher education level of study in this area.

We are committed to ensuring open access and seek to ensure those without the qualifications highlighted above, but with evident ability to succeed, have the opportunity to study. In such instances, you may be asked to submit a piece of creative writing for consideration of the admissions panel. Applicants are assessed on a case-by-case basis and we follow the University's Equal Opportunities policy throughout.


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