Taught by experienced writers of major profile, this course provides teaching on a range of genres including fiction, short story, poetry, drama, screenwriting and creative non-fiction.
Your studies will connect with the unique literary culture of Wales, home to one of the oldest bardic traditions in Europe.
You will study a set number of optional 20-credit modules, before undertaking a 60-credit creative writing dissertation in the second part of the course.
Varied modules include long fiction, writing radio drama, screenwriting, James Joyce and literary theory, global media and comparative journalism.
Drama writing is a particular teaching strength, and contains the relatively new and unexplored field of Dramaturgy.
You have the chance to write for online journal The Swansea Review, student-run online journal The Siren, and The Waterfront student newspaper.
As well as significantly improving your writing skills, you should develop oral communication skills by learning to present your ideas in a range of formats.
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- Creative Writing Dissertation
- Long Fiction
- Genre: Writing for the Stage
- Writing the Self
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- 12 months
- 24 months
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The typical entry requirement is a first degree in a relevant discipline, normally a 2:2 with a minimum of 55% overall, and a short portfolio of writing. Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.5.
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International16250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 16250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
National7650 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 7650 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
Part-time (2 years) fees:
- UK students: £ 3,850
- International students: £ 8,200
- UK&EU students: £ 2,550
- International students: £ 5,450
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.