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Creative Writing

Durham University

M.A.
12 months
Duration
19500 GBP/year
9500 GBP/year
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About

The MA in Creative Writing is an exciting new course at Durham University. Taught by award-winning writers Dr Paul Batchelor, Professor Claire Harman, Dr Kayo Chingonyi, Ms Sophie Collins, and Dr Sam Riviere. 

Overview

The Creative Writing course offered by Durham University  is an academically rigorous programme that will develop students’ practical knowledge of writing poetry and prose fiction. 

The programme

Students will receive structured support through writing workshops and one-to-one tutorials in order to develop their own ideas. Students will also study a broad range of literature from the 20th and 21st centuries, and produce new work in response.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Creative Writing Poetry
  • Creative Writing Prose Fiction
  • The Word in the World
  • Reading as a Writer

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 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.
Upper Second Class

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.
92
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

  • Students are usually required to have an Honours Degree at 2:1 level or higher or GPA average of 3.2 from a recognised national or international university. 
  • Students should submit a sample of 4-6 poems or 2,000 words of fiction. 
  • All students must provide two positive academic or professional references.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part Time Fees

  • EU Student £5,200 per year
  • International non-EU Student £10,700 per year

Funding

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