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  Creative Writing - Writing the City MA


University of Westminster    English and Creative Writing

Full time & Part time September, January MA Full-time: 1 year; Part-time: 2 years
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Unleash your creativity with the Creative Writing - Writing the City MA programme, an exclusive opportunity to immerse yourself in the vibrant city of London. Taught by professional writers and researchers, this unique MA course offers a diverse range of genres and perspectives to explore the city as your muse. The workshop-based structure allows for interactive learning, with modules like City Stories and Dramas, Mapping and Imagining the City, and The Writing Business shaping your writing journey. As a student, you'll manage The Wells Street Journal, gaining valuable publishing experience. With no formal exams, assessment is based on coursework portfolios and a writing project, culminating in a 10-12,000-word piece. Entry requirements are flexible, focusing on proven experience or exceptional talent in writing. Network with industry professionals and access London's rich cultural scene, making this programme a gateway to diverse career paths in writing, journalism, publishing, and more. Embrace the opportunity to elevate your writing career and make a mark in the literary world.

About the course

The Creative Writing: Writing the City MA is the only Creative Writing MA course to focus entirely on the city of London. It will allow you to explore the city as subject matter from a range of perspectives and across all genres. It will also give you a theoretical and practical platform from which to develop your understanding, and become part of the London writing

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Entry Requirements

Applicants will normally have a minimum of a lower second-class honours degree (2:2) in a humanities-based discipline, however candidates with different or no qualifications will also be considered, and decisions made on the basis of their proven experience in the writing or creative industry (generally three years or more) and/or outstanding talent demonstrated in the portfolio. Applicants are required to submit a portfolio of creative writing (maximum of 10,000 words), which should not exclusively include poetry.

Applicants are required to submit one academic reference and one employment reference.




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