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In addition to our generalist MA in Creative Writing, we offer three MA programmes that allow you to focus on fiction, fiction for young readers or poetry.
These three discipline-specific programmes allow you to focus on your chosen writing area and benefit from all the same opportunities offered on the MA Creative Writing. You will simply take fewer optional modules and undertake a longer dissertation.
Taught by published, working writers including internationally acclaimed poets, novelists and editors, you will be supported to develop your personal writing style. You will discover how to make your writing more effective, how to break bad habits and how to assess your work professionally. You will graduate with the skills needed for professional writing practice, and with an understanding
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A second-class honours degree is normally required as well as a portfolio of writing, consisting of approximately 2000 words of prose (Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Journalism) or 15 pages of poetry. If a candidate demonstrates sufficient skill and professional experience in writing, the previous degree requirement may be waived. Please upload your portfolio of writing on the online application form, which can be found by clicking the 'apply for the course' button.
£8,265 (2020; full-time UK/EU)
£460 per ten credits (2020; part-time UK/EU)
£14,978 (2020; full-time International)
£833 per ten credits (2020; part-time International)
We believe that a postgraduate education is not just about getting a great degree, but also broadening your experiences, preparing yourself for your chosen career, and making lifelong friendships. Whether you are coming directly from your undergraduate degree or have been out of education for a few years, you will have plenty of opportunities to get involved with University life both academically and socially.Read more
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