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Creative Writing

Cardiff Metropolitan University

12 months
Duration
14000 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
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About

The MA in Creative Writing at Cardiff Metropolitan University is a rewarding taught degree taught by published writers and researchers. The course is aimed to support you while you develop and hone your creative and critical writing skills across the fields of fiction, creative non-fiction, script and poetry. 

Overview

You can take the MA in Creative Writing at Cardiff Metropolitan University for professional development purposes, in order to enhance your career and to increase your likelihood of publication. The MA will also help you specialise in the areas of creative practice in order to pave the way for doctoral study. 

We have expertise across a number of fields and our academic community is vibrant and dynamic with strong industry links. 

One of the great strengths of the programme is its flexibility. MA Creative Writing can be studied either full or part time. Modules can be taken individually, allowing you to control the pace and depth of your postgraduate study. Programme delivery is enhanced by the university's commitment to e-learning .

Careers :

Many of our students use the course to generate and hone their own writing for publication.  Our creative practice modules are designed with eventual publication in mind. Our assessments are designed around publication, performance and/or production.  Several of our students have had publication and industry success (see below). 

The MA is also a great choice for those wishing to enhance their employment and professional opportunities in editorial and publishing careers. The programme is suitable for those who would like to become teachers of English literature and creative writing as well as those who are already teachers.  For example, teachers of English at 'A' Level and GCSE often find the course suitable for professional development purposes, providing them with skills to enhance their teaching of English literature creative writing within their current curricula.

Our MA is appropriate for those who would like careers in community-based education and practice. The course also prepares you for further study at PhD level at Cardiff Metropolitan University and beyond.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Creative Writing Workshop : Narrative Engineering and Construction
  • Creative Writing Workshop : Developing poetics, growing the text
  • "Juvenile Trash": Rethinking Genre Fiction
  • Space, Environment and Modernity
  • Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should usually have a first or upper second-class honours degree, in a relevant subject. Students that meet the criteria will be invited for interviews.

Selection Procedure:

  • Application form, CV, submission of a writing portfolio (One of the following: six poems, 2000 words of prose, 2000 words of critical writing or 5 mins of script) and interview (the interview can be conducted via Skype or telephone).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Cardiff

628 - 1066 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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