MA - Creative Writing

De Montfort University    Arts, Design and Humanities

Full time September MA 1 year full time
Creative Arts & Design (9)

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The MA in Creative Writing at our university is a practice-led programme that offers you the opportunity to hone your writing skills and explore new forms and genres. With a focus on both research and professional contexts, you will delve into craft and industry-focused modules. Throughout the programme, you will have the chance to engage with a diverse community of writers and participate in workshops and events. The programme culminates in a dissertation where you can work independently on an extended creative project. Entry requirements include a 2.2 UK bachelor's honours degree or equivalent, along with evidence of an ongoing writing practice.

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The Creative Writing MA is a practice-led programme, giving you the chance to develop your writing in chosen areas, or experiment with new forms and genres through exploratory writing exercises and craft challenges. The programme is designed to develop your writing practice in both research and professional contexts and so you will follow both craft and writing industry-focused modules. You will have the opportunity to graduate with an advanced understanding of the professional landscape and how to use the skills you have acquired to forge a career in a range of contexts.

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Entry Requirements

You should have the equivalent or above of a 2.2 UK bachelor’s honours degree, with evidence of an ongoing writing practice.

If you have other professional qualifications, industry experience or you don’t have the equivalent of a UK bachelor’s honours degree but can evidence an ongoing writing practice we will consider your application on an individual basis.


2022/23 Full-time tuition fees for UK students: £8,560 (full-time) per year

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