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MA Creative Writing Poetry


Course Description

Study:

Study poetry in an academic context, learning about form and technique, concept and theory, cause and effect. Write poetry of a publishable standard and receive expert guidance and insightful feedback, workshop in talented groups, developing your knowledge of this craft in a supportive, professional environment. Reading and writing poetry is at the core of this postgraduate degree, prompting you to explore your imaginative, artistic and intellectual capabilities.

Structure:

A year of intensive reading, writing, exploration and risk-taking where students develop a body of work close in length to a first collection. Students are encouraged to test, extend and refine their poetic technique and analysis through weekly three-hour workshops. This MA includes a course on Poetics, Writing, Language and a number of options ranging from Publishing to Translation.

Teaching:

Students receive regular individual tutorials and extensive written feedback on their coursework. During the summer semester (May to June), students have one-to-one sessions with their dissertation tutor. Students also have the opportunity to meet some of the UK’s leading poets and poetry editors to benefit from their expertise.

Employability:

Throughout the degree, you will learn more about publishing procedures and opportunities, readings and awards. The annual anthology is professionally published and distributed to a key list of poetry houses and other contacts. UEA is part of a thriving network of regional poetry activity that offers plenty of opportunity to gain performance experience and to get involved in publication.

Visit the MA Creative Writing Poetry page on the University of East Anglia website for more details!

Student Profiles
(Scholarship)

UEA Faculty of Arts & Humanities Scholarships - No. of awards TBC

The Faculty of Arts and Humanities scholarships and/or bursaries are offered to students in the following areas of study:American Studies
Art History and World Art Studies
Film and Television
History
Language and Communication Studies
Literature, Drama and Creative Writing
Philosophy
Political, Social and International Studies

Value of Scholarship(s)

varies depending on award

Eligibility

On an annual basis students studying a Postgraduate degree in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at UEA are eligible for a selection of scholarship and funding opportunities. This funding is part of UEA’s dedication to developing and enhancing postgraduate education in all disciplines of the Arts and Humanities.

Application Procedure

As funds are limited you are strongly advised to apply early to avoid disappointment. Applicants should contact the Postgraduate Admissions Office at UEA for further information.To find greater detail on the Faculty of Arts and Humanities scholarship and funding opportunities that concern you, please visit the link below.

Further Information

http://www.uea.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught-degrees/scholarships?utm_campaign=web_listing_findamasters&utm_source=ldc&utm_medium=weblink&utm_content=scholarships


(Scholarship)

School of Literature, Drama, and Creative Writing Scholarships - No. of awards TBC

The School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing offer a wealth of bursaries and scholarships to support students in their learning. Some of this funding is supported by The Malcolm Bradbury Memorial Trust and The Lorna Sage Memorial Fund and these are supplemented by School of Literature and Creative Writing Prizes.

Value of Scholarship(s)

varies depending on award

Eligibility

On an annual basis students studying a Postgraduate degree in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at UEA are eligible for a selection of scholarship and funding opportunities. This funding is part of the UEA’s dedication to developing and enhancing postgraduate education in all disciplines of the Arts and Humanities.

Application Procedure

As funds are limited you are strongly advised to apply early to avoid disappointment. Applicants should contact the Postgraduate Admissions Office at UEA for further information.To find greater detail on the Faculty of Arts and Humanities scholarship and funding opportunities available to you, please visit the link below.

Further Information

http://www.uea.ac.uk/literature/scholarships-and-funding/postgraduate-funding?utm_campaign=web_listing_findamasters&utm_source=ldc&utm_medium=weblink&utm_content=scholarships



Entry Requirements

Open to applicants with a good Honours degree - UK BA (Hons) 2:1 or equivalent. Admission is via submission of a portfolio of sample poetry for assessment.

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