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The MA Creative Writing with English Literary Studies provides the opportunity to combine creative and critical writing at Masters level. It’s your chance to learn from prize-winning, practising authors such as Jenn Ashworth, Zoe Lambert and Eoghan Walls who lead our long-established Creative Writing scheme and to engage with a vibrant literary culture.
During your studies you will have the opportunity to develop strategies for initiating new work, explore verbal textures and narrative structures, and enhance your knowledge of literary forms and conventions. You will be encouraged to hone your critical and creative skills, employ reflective practice, and learn the art of redrafting, revision and close editing. The nature of research within creative writing practice will also be considered
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2:1 Hons degree (UK or equivalent) in English literature or related subject, for example literature in other languages.
As part of your application you also need to provide
A sample of your academic writing about literature
A portfolio of original writing (no more than 12 poems or 20 pages of prose/scriptwriting) showing potential for publication
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