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Creative Writing

Brigham Young University

Master
24 months
Duration
1664 USD/year
832 USD/year
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About

Creative Writing MFA graduates produce work suitable for public presentation, publication, and other forms of creative expression that fit their post-graduate plans.

Overview

Creative Writing M.F.A. graduates produce and defend a thesis-length creative document that is characterized by its originality and excellence of expression and informed by its critical introduction and/or afterword.

Creative Writing M.F.A. graduates will persuasively defend, in the oral examination, the coherence of their plan of study and their mastery of a discrete area of the discipline.

Creative Writing M.F.A. graduates who teach composition or assist faculty in teaching courses in the English major will exemplify pedagogical understanding and practice that qualifies them to teach similar courses at other colleges and universities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Technical Writing
  • Studies in Theme and Form
  • Composition Pedagogy
  • Studies in Teaching Advanced Composition
  • Creative Writing Theory

For more information please visit the program website.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application only.
  • Application Username
  • BYU Net ID Instructions
  • Obtain an Ecclesiastical Endorsement
  • Request letters of recommendation
  • Application Fee
  • Check Your Application Status
  • Equivalent of undergraduate English degree
  • Course in Advanced Critical Theory
  • Formal Writing Sample
  • Creative Portfolio - see department for particulars
For more information please visit the program website.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1664 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 832 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    832 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 416 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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Creative Writing
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Brigham Young University

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