You’ll study contemporary creative writing methods and practices and develop your skills in different genres, cross-genres and a wide range of formal and genre experimentations. You’ll also develop and explore your own creative and critical writing through practical workshops and the critical reading of contemporary creative and theoretical texts.
- You’ll be encouraged to take all four creative writing core modules, with a minimum of three, which are designed to interact with each other theoretically, thematically and methodologically, to allow for experimentation between literary practices and productive genre crossovers.
- The Creative Writing course at University of Sheffield culminates in a dissertation. You’ll be producing portfolios of both creative and critical work for each module and for your dissertation, all of which may take the form of poetry, prose poetry, short stories, a novel extract, poetic prose, hybrid texts and other genres, as well as formal or cross-media experimentations.
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- Creative Writing: Fiction
- Creative Writing: Poetry (with experimental and the hybrid)
- ‘Tales of the City’: the Living Space in Contemporary American Fiction
- Memory and Narrative in Contemporary Literature
- Language and Literature in the Workplace
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- 12 months
- 24 months
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- A good first degree (2:1 or above, or the international equivalent) in English literature, language, linguistics, or a related discipline (eg history, philosophy, modern languages).
- A portfolio submission of 2,000 words of prose/drama or five poems (or equivalent, roughly 100 lines), to be sent along with the application form.
- Overall IELTS score of 7.5 and a minimum of 7.0 in all other components.
- We also accept a range of other UK qualifications and other EU/international qualifications.
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International19950 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19950 GBP per year during 12 months.
National9000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 12 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.