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Creative Writing (MA)

Course Description

About this course

Do you have a passion and talent for writing? Want to develop your confidence and ability as a writer and dream of being published?

Our MA in Creative Writing at Northumbria offers you the opportunity to explore your writing craft at an advanced level. You’ll gain a solid grounding in the techniques and skills of writing fiction, learn how to critique your own work and experiment with your writing voice.

A combination of core and option modules gives you the chance to develop your critical and analytical thinking. This course builds on your passion for creative writing, enhancing your career prospects as you develop a portfolio that reflects a broad range of genres.

You’ll graduate as a critical thinker with skills that will help you make a big difference in your chosen area of work and creative practice.

See the website https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/study-at-northumbria/courses/creative-writing-dtfcwr6/

Your course in brief

Year one: You’ll look at basic storytelling techniques and will study the short story and scriptwriting for stage and radio. You’ll look at the novel and the feature film while the final taught module will see you examining the contemporary writing landscape.

Who would this Course suit?

If you have a passion for creative writing and want to build your portfolio towards becoming a published writer, pursuing a career in the literary arts, or taking a PhD in Creative Writing this is the Masters programme for you.

Visit the Creative Writing (MA) page on the Northumbria University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

Usual requirements are a degree and strong creative writing ability. However applicants without an undergraduate degree will also be considered. All applicants should submit samples of their creative writing with their application.

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