The MLitt in Creative Writing is a taught postgraduate programme designed to offer you the opportunity to develop your creativity and literary skills in a highly supportive, constructive learning environment. You prepare for the processes and challenges involved in publishing creative written work, whether poetry or prose.
COURSES First Semester Creative Writing: Poetry Creative Writing: Fiction
Optional Tales of Vengeance and Enchantment: the Heroic Age in Irish and Icelandic Saga Literature Approaching Literature Crosscurrents in Irish and Scottish Literature Critical Approaches to Literature, Science and Medicine Scottish Medicine and Literary Culture Special Study in Language and Literature Illness and Disability in Modern Literature and Thought The Literature of The Gaels in Translation Novel ideas: Reading Prose Fiction Migration to Postcolonial Theory in Context Introduction to Visual Culture
Optional Locations and Dislocations: the Role of the Place in Literature Diaspora and Migration in Contemporary Visual Culture Contemporary Irish and Scottish Women's Fiction Irish and Scottish Science Fiction Special Study in Language and Literature The Making of Middle Scots Scott in Context: Walter Scott and His World Critical Analysis of Visual Culture
Third Semester Creative Writing Portfolio (dissertation)
A good first degree in any Humanities discipline. UK applicants should normally have a 2.1 or above, though applicants with non-standard qualifications are also invited to apply. IELTS of 6.5 with 6.0 in the writing and reading (or equivalent TOEFL iBT or PTE).
Recipient: Aberdeen University
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