This exciting new course offers an opportunity for early-career and emerging writers to spend a year working with professional writers in a supportive and intellectually stimulating environment to develop their work and to foster connections with the wider literary community.
The MA in Creative Writing from Dublin City University offers intensive, hands-on courses in the writing of drama, poetry, screenwriting and prose fiction, as well as tailored courses in critical reading and creative practice.
- Journalism (online, radio & print)
- Arts administration
- Directing & producing in theatre, film, radio, television
- Librarian & bookselling
- Web content creators/managers.
- The Theatre sector/ Playwrights/ Literary managers/ Dramaturges
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
- Reading like a Writer: Craft and Creativity
- Writing Project
- Poetry Seminar
- Fiction Seminar
- Drama Seminar
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesCreative Writing View 16 other Masters in Creative Writing in Ireland
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A degree at the level of an Irish or UK Honours undergraduate degree (H2.2 or above) or equivalent, in a Humanities descipline but holders of other degrees or appropriate professional experience should provide information in their personal statement.
- Applicants with appropriate combinations of professional qualifications and experience may also be considered. This includes discipline-specific knowledge and know-how; transferable skills; basic research competency; personal effectiveness.
- International candidates who are non-native speakers of English must satisfy the University of their competency in the English language.
International15000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15000 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA6750 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6750 EUR per year during 12 months.
- EU/EEA: €3,600
- NON-EU/EEA: €7,400
Living costs for Dublin
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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Updated over a year ago
Check the official programme website for potential updates.