By the end of the Teaching Creative Writing course at University of Cambridge you will have an enhanced knowledge of relevant existing pedagogical theory, acquired new practical skills for teaching, assessment and planning and you will have developed reflective awareness and innovation in your own teaching practice.
Aims of the programme
The programme aims to enable participants to:
- develop their skills as a teacher of creative writing and strategies for their intended teaching contexts;
- develop and or extend their knowledge of the theories and practices of the teaching of creative writing;
- develop their repertoire of teaching, course design and assessment methods appropriate to creative writing in their context;
- develop a reflexive and critical awareness of their own teaching practice and to transmit what they have learned from their own experience of being a writer into a classroom setting.
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The course is taught over three modules, each of which students must attend.
- The Philosophy and Context of Teaching Creative Writing
- Designing a Creative Writing Course
- Assessment and Feedback in a Creative Writing Course
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- 12 months
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DisciplinesCreative Writing Adult Education Teaching View 368 other Masters in Teaching in United Kingdom
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- Applicants should hold a good undergraduate degree (2.1 or overseas equivalent) and would need to be competent in the English language, with an IELTS overall band score of 7.5 (with no element lower than 7.0).
- Applicants might come from an existing teaching environment, (primary, secondary or tertiary), be practising writers or postgraduate students who wish to develop the skills to lead workshops, those looking to improve or develop a more cohesive or defined creative writing pedagogy, or professionals in other industries who would like to explore using creative writing as a development tool within their field.
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International6300 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6300 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National4200 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4200 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
Living costs for Cambridge
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.