What you learn
Push your creative boundaries and give shape to a strong and original voice
Expand your knowledge of the literary canon and acquire the art of reading as a literary writer
Gain in-depth knowledge of structure which will help you towards a deeper understanding of your writing process
Become conversant with a range of textual elements such as the use of dialogue, point of view, perspective and sensory detail and apply learned techniques to your preferred writing genre
Take your place within the international writing community. Critique the work of others and engender the view of published writers as colleagues from who you can learn
- Develop your practice as a writer, understand the editing and re-drafting process necessary to produce prose of a publishable standard
Transform your passion for reading into the ability to produce prose worthy of public recognition. Whatever your genre of preference, be it literary fiction, non-fiction, or the likes of fantasy, mystery or romance – you will have the opportunity to hone your writing skills and discover the techniques seminal writers have used to significant effect:
How you're assessed
All assessments for the MA in Creative Writing from The University of Hull are based on coursework and assignments submitted online. Your performance on the course will be evaluated through a range of methods including:
- Practical work, including group projects and discussion forums
- Written work, including case studies, reports and essays
You will also receive tutor and peer feedback to help improve your work.
By studying this course, you'll gain valuable transferable skills which are in-demand across the creative industries and beyond. MA Creative Writing graduates often go into successful careers in a broad range of industries, such as:
- Professional writing/authorship
- Marketing and PR
- Heritage and tourism
- Journalism and broadcasting
- Museum curating
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- The Writer’s Craft
- Writing the Short Story
- Writing from Life
- Writing the Novel
- The Writer’s Portfolio
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
Welcome Week: 24 May
DisciplinesLanguage Studies Creative Writing Literature View 25 other Masters in Creative Writing in United Kingdom
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A minimum 2.2 Bachelor Honours degree or international equivalent. Applicants who do not meet this requirement may still be considered, but will need to present examples of relevant published work with their application
A creative writing sample (fiction or non-fiction) of up to 3,000 words
An IELTS 6.0 score (with minimum 5.5 in each skill) if your first language isn’t English (or other English language proficiency qualifications accepted by the University of Hull).
Two references, of which one must be an academic reference, and the other can be a work reference.
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International5000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 10000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEA5000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 10000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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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Getting a Student Visa
This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.