Full time & Part time October MPhil, Research Only 2 years full time / 4 years part time
Creative Arts & Design (9) Languages, Literature & Culture (21)

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Are you ready to unleash your creativity and embark on a journey of literary exploration? Look no further than our MPhil Creative Writing programme at the Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies. With the guidance of our experienced and published teaching staff, you'll have the opportunity to delve into various genres and develop your writing skills. Immerse yourself in a vibrant community of award-winning writers, filmmakers, and theatre-makers. Our department offers exceptional facilities, including our renowned Lakeside Theatre, where you can showcase your talent. To join this exciting programme, you'll need a good Masters degree or an outstanding Bachelors degree in a related subject, accompanied by a well-crafted research proposal.

About the course

Our Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies offers supervision for MPhil Creative Writing in all fields of staff research interest within this area. Creative writing is an area of particular growth for us and all genres are catered for, with published novelists, poets, and playwrights on our teaching staff and great programme of visiting writers through the Essex Book Festival to stimulate your imagination.

A number of our graduates have gone on to undertake successful careers as writers. Other past students are now established as scholars, university lecturers, teachers, publishers, publishers' editors, journalists, arts administrators, theatre artistic directors, drama advisers, and translators

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Entry Requirements

You will need a good Masters degree or equivalent, in a related subject. Some applicants may be accepted on the basis of an outstanding Bachelors degree. A well-developed research proposal is also essential.

You may be required to attend an interview/Skype interview for acceptance, and acceptance is subject to research expertise in the department.

We accept a wide range of qualifications from applicants studying in the EU and other countries. Get in touch with any questions you may have about the qualifications we accept. Remember to tell us about the qualifications you have already completed or are currently taking.

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Where will I study?

Where is University of Essex


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