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Pan-European Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing

Cedar Crest College

24 months
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765 USD/credit 18360 USD/year
765 USD/credit 18360 USD/year
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The Master in Pan-European Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program from Cedar Crest College prepares students to produce publishable-quality work in one or more genres of writing. In doing so, the master program enables students to become artists adept at the written craft, to pursue careers in writing-related fields, and to fashion themselves as leaders in the literary world.

Overview

The Pan-European Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program from Cedar Crest College, a low-residency program (48 credits), enables students to develop and refine their ability to produce publishable-quality works of creative literature. The program requires three residencies (15 days each) and four distance-learning mentorships. Students must also produce a book-length creative thesis and an accompanying critical essay. With a focus on the power of locale to inspire literature and other arts, the MFA in Creative Writing curriculum emphasizes craft-based learning through residency workshops and seminars, followed by one-on-one distance-learning mentorships. The program offers study in three genres—fiction, poetry, or non-fiction—as well as dual genre study in any two. Students must apply and be admitted to a specific genre, or to two genres in the case of a dual-focus degree.

Program Goals and Learning Objectives

The goals of the MFA in Creative Writing are to enable students to:
  • Develop and refine their ability to craft works of creative literature.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the breadth of voice and aesthetic in their chosen literary genres and in other genres.
  • Recognize the value of locale in inspiring the creative craft and in shaping works of literature.
  • Critique works of creative writing, including their own and of others, for artistically effective techniques.
  • Generate a sense of career goals in creative writing that is aware of ongoing and new professional opportunities in writing, publishing, and teaching and the strategies needed to obtain them.
  • Produce a publishable-quality manuscript in one or more genres of creative writing.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Writing Mentorship: Fiction, Poetry, or Non-Fiction
  • Creative Thesis
  • Critical Essay
  • Craft Seminar: Cross-Genre
  • Graduating Residency

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

To apply as an international student:

  • Complete your free application online

  • Official secondary school transcripts
  • Official university transcripts, if appropriate
  • Original score reports for the TOEFL, SAT or ACT, when appropriate
  • Statement of financial support
  • Personal essay in English
  • Two letters of recommendation from a teacher or academic counselor in English or accompanied by a certified English translation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18360 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 765 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    18360 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 765 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Allentown

1110 - 1620 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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