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Creative Writing

Louisiana State University

Master
36 months
Duration
29456 USD/year
29456 USD/year
12541 USD/year
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About

The Creative Writing programme is offered at Lousiana State University.

Overview

In order to earn a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, candidates must:

  • Complete 42 hours of course work plus 6 hours of Thesis Research (ENGL 8000)
  • Write a Creative Thesis and pass a Final Examination (oral thesis defense)

Nearly all students complete the program in three years. 

The MFA program combines careful supervision of students’ work with extensive literary study. The close link between our MA, PhD, and MFA programs provides a unique opportunity to learn creatively and critically together. Students in all three programs do almost all their course work in small graduate seminars or workshop classes.

Our MFA program in Creative Writing is one of the best in the country. The PhD program is also rated well by both the National Research Council and US News and World Report. Louisiana State University is a Comprehensive Doctoral university in the Carnegie rating system (what used to be called a “Research One” university) and a top-tier university according to the US News and World Report.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Readings in Diverse Perspectives
  •  Survey of Women and Literature
  • Fiction 
  • Poetry 
  • Drama
  • Screenwriting
  • Literary Nonfiction 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3.2

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.
79
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  •  a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • a minimum 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) grade-point average (GPA) for all undergraduate work taken prior to receiving a degree and a minimum 3.0 GPA for all previous graduate work for which a grade is given; 
  •  satisfactory academic standing at the last institution attended
  •  acceptable scores on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE); and 
  •  acceptance into a departmental program

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29456 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29456 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    29456 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29456 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • In-State

    12541 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12541 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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