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Creative Writing

University of Missouri–St. Louis

Master On Campus
12 months
Duration
14738 USD/year
6002 USD/year
6002 USD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
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About

The Creative Writing program from University of Missouri–St. Louis is a degree in fiction and poetry.

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Overview

The Creative Writing program from University of Missouri–St. Louis  is designed as a terminal degree. It allows a select group of student writers an extraordinary opportunity to learn the craft of writing from the inside out. 

Key facts:

The methods of instruction are simple but effective: writing workshops in fiction and poetry; seminar classes on writing craft; assistant editorial work on our nationally distributed literary magazine, Natural Bridge. Students in the UMSL MFA program work closely with our distinguished faculty. In the final semesters of study, each student develops a book-length thesis. UMSL MFA graduates have published books in fiction and poetry, won prestigious awards, and placed poems, stories and essays in hundreds of esteemed literary journals.

Programme Structure

Curriculum:

  • A contemporary literature class offered by the MFA program or the MA program
  • A composition theory course, recommended mainly for those who want to teach later
  • Another workshop

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Any high school graduate may be admitted with evidence indicating the fulfillment of the following requirements:

At least 17 units of credit (One unit=one year in class) as follows:

  • English: Four units. Two units emphasizing composition or writing skills. One of the remaining two units may be in speech or debate
  • Mathematics: Four units (Algebra 1 and higher)
  • Science: Three units not including general science, one of the three units must be a laboratory course
  • Social Studies: Three units
  • Fine Arts: One unit
  • Foreign Language: Two units of a single foreign language
  • Math and foreign language units may be accepted from middle/junior high school.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14738 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7369 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    6002 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3001 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    6002 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3001 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Creative Writing
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University of Missouri–St. Louis

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