On this course will build complementary creative, critical and professional skills which will put you in a strong position to embark on a career as a writer or in publishing. The creative writing team have expertise in:
- Speculative and historical fiction
- Scriptwriting, screenwriting and adaptation
- Horror fiction
- Literary fiction
- Creative non-fiction, including memoir and true crime
The focus of the publishing element of the course is on all aspects of the world of publishing, but there is a specific focus on contemporary independent publishing, small presses and emergent themes in writing. You will engage with a diverse and inclusive range of creative and critical texts in a variety of forms, enhancing your knowledge of the current publishing landscape.
This Publishing and Creative Writing course at York St John University will prepare you for a career in publishing and writing. You will also leave with transferable skills in project management, copywriting, editing, communication, team work and promotion. Studying this course will give you an advantage in:
- Literary review editing
- Event promotion
- Copy writing end editing
- Marketing and communication
- Direct book sales
- The Journey of the Book: the Publishing Process
- Critical Approach to Creative Writing
- The Business of Publishing
- Writing in the World: Facilitation, Collaboration and
- Publishing Project
- Project Portfolio (Publishing and Creative Writing)
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesCreative Writing Literature View 421 other Masters in Literature in United Kingdom
- 2:1 honours degree in a related subject
- If your degree is in an unrelated subject, but you can provide evidence of relevant professional experience, your application may still be considered.
- A sample of creative writing, either in prose, script or poetry of at least 1,000-2,000 words, or 3 poems.
International13000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13000 GBP per year during 12 months.
National7000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7000 GBP per year during 12 months.
Living costs for York
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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