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Creative Writing

Kingston University

Master
24 months
Duration
14900 GBP/year
9200 GBP/year
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About

The Creative Writing course at Kingston University offers talented and aspiring writers the chance to refine their skills under the tutelage of acclaimed professionals while receiving accredited training and experience in teaching in higher education. 

Overview

During the Creative Writing course at Kingston University, you will develop a unique combination of creative and practical skills on this course, which will prepare you simultaneously for a career as a published writer and an accredited teacher of creative writing.

Creative Writing MFA students can take the Introduction to Learning and Teaching part 1 (ILT1) a non-accredited course run at Kingston University which aims to support new colleagues and PhD students with teaching and learning.

Where this course will take you

Graduates from this course will be qualified to teach upon completion, and will gain classroom experience through teaching the first year undergraduate programme. You'll also write a book-length dissertation which may lead on to publication.

You'll also develop a range of skills desirable to employers, such as communication skills, self-management, meticulousness in editing and presentation, the ability to reflect on one's own work and to respond to constructive criticism, the ability to write for particular purposes and the ability to work constructively with others.

In addition to a possible career as a translator and a writer, particular careers may include work in publishing, journalism, advertising and marketing, film, television, radio, arts management, new media, business, teaching and therapeutic fields.

Programme Structure

Core modules:

  • MFA Dissertation
  • Special Study: Workshop in Popular Genre Writing
  • Structure and Style
  • Ten Critical Challenges for Creative Writers
  • Writers' Workshop

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, applications will close when the course is full.

Language

English

Credits

240 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
First Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

We normally expect applicants to have:

  • a good first degree;
  • a sample of creative writing (5,000 words);
  • a personal statement (1,000 words); and
  • references.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14900 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9200 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
Home and European Union
  • MFA part time £5,060
Overseas (not EU)
  • MFA part time  £8,195

Funding

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