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Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full time, 2 years part time

About the course

This course allows you to develop your work as a writer to a professional level, going beyond the personal to write with an engaged sense of literary culture, its social role and contemporary practices. The MA is designed for students with an established writing practice who are intending to develop their creative writing beyond first-degree level. It is also designed for those students wishing to proceed to MPhil or PhD. This MA is taught in Bedford Square in Central London, in the heart of literary Bloomsbury, putting you within walking distance of publishing houses, bookshops, major UK libraries and all of the other cultural attractions of Central London.

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Entry Requirements

UK Upper Second Class Honours degree (2:1); or equivalent in single or combined honours English. Applicants with degrees in other subjects or with relevant publications are also encouraged to apply. Past students have come from a range of first-degree backgrounds. You will be required to submit an example of your writing in the genre(s) for which you would like to be considered and 1,000 words of critical writing that demonstrates your literary critical skills.

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Where is Royal Holloway, University of London

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Alice Morgan

"Studying at Royal Holloway allowed me to experiment with my writing in a way I've never been able to before. I was encouraged to explore different styles, genres and themes and this enriched my writing immensely. Learning from experienced writers was one of the best things about my course. Not only were they able to help me with my writing but they were also able to advise on the publishing industry too. I made lifelong friends and I wish I could do it all again!"

Scholarships

Two scholarships are available for full or part-time postgraduate students with Home/EU or International fee status studying for a taught Masters course within the Department of English.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£10,000 cash award for full or part-time student studying a Masters course within the Department of English

Eligibility

You must have achieved, or be expected to achieve, at least a 2:1 degree or equivalent and must hold an offer to study one of the following courses:
MA Creative Writing
MA English Literature
MA Victorian Literature, Art and Culture
MA Medieval Studies

Application Procedure

You must apply via Royal Holloway Direct. Read more on our website.

Further Information

https://royalholloway.ac.uk/studying-here/fees-and-funding/postgraduate/scholarships/professor-barbara-raw-masters-scholarships-for-english/

You must hold an offer to study one of the following courses:

MA Creative Writing
MA English Literature
MA Victorian Literature, Art and Culture
MA Medieval Studies

Value of Scholarship(s)

£9,400 tuition fee reduction

Eligibility

Three scholarships are available. You must have achieved, or be expected to achieve, at least a 2:! degree or equivalent.

Application Procedure

You must apply via Royal Holloway Direct. Find more information on our website.

Further Information

https://royalholloway.ac.uk/studying-here/fees-and-funding/postgraduate/scholarships/bradley-de-glehn-english-scholarship/

For full details of each individual scholarship, please see our website.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Various

Eligibility

A number of scholarships are available to students applying for postgraduate studies at Royal Holloway.

Application Procedure

Please see each individual scholarship for application procedure.

Further Information

https://royalholloway.ac.uk/studying-here/fees-and-funding/postgraduate/scholarships/

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