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English Literary Studies with Creative Writing

Lancaster University

12 months
Duration
21000 GBP/year
9910 GBP/year
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About

English Literary Studies with Creative Writing degree offered at Lancaster University  provides a rare opportunity to combine creative and critical writing at Masters level.

Overview

Key facts

English Literary Studies with Creative Writing degree offered at Lancaster University is your chance to learn from tutors who are leading experts in English Literary Studies and from the prize-winning, practising authors who teach in our long-established English Literature and Creative Writing department.

During your studies you will critically engage with complex written materials and with the ideas of others. You will learn to place your own creative and critical work in a literary and professional context, and to express your powers of analysis across a variety of literary forms. The elements of self-directed study and independent thinking will help you to develop your skills in project management, working to deadline, working to a brief, creative collaboration, and problem solving.

The degree comprises two core modules in Research Methodology, two elective modules in English Literary Studies, and two elective modules in Creative Writing. You will also complete an English Literary Studies dissertation. All students deliver a research-based talk at our annual MA Showcase - previous events have been held in partnership with Lancaster LitFest and the Dukes theatre.

Employability

Your postgraduate degree prepares you for careers in journalism, publishing, literature and reading development, community arts and public relations, as well as PhD research. The critical and creative skills developed through your studies will also enhance your employability.

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Research Methodology and Reflective practice in English Literature
  • Affliction: Writing Illness and Disease in the Gothic Mode
  • Approaching the Novel
  • Contemporary American Fiction
  • Contemporary British Fiction
  • Contemporary Gothic: Text and Screen
  • Emotional Geographies in Early Modern Literature
  • Fashion on Film: Industry in Crisis
  • Flash Fictions

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 Hons degree (UK or equivalent) in English Literature or related subject, for example literature in other languages
  • A sample of your academic writing about literature
  • A portfolio of original writing (no more than 12 poems or 20 pages of prose/scriptwriting) showing potential for publication

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9910 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9910 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Lancaster

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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