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Creative Writing

Swansea University

12 months
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16250 GBP/year
7650 GBP/year
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About

The Creative Writing programme from Swansea University is a uniquely inspirational programme that delivers integrated training in the writing of literary and media text.

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Overview

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.

Career

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.

Graduates from this Creative Writing programme from Swansea University enter a range of creative industries including publishing, broadcasting, marketing and advertising.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Creative Writing Dissertation
  • Long Fiction 
  • Genre: Writing for the Stage
  • Poetry 
  • Screenwriting
  • Writing the Self

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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
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Credits

180 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.
Lower Second 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
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Other requirements

General requirements

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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    7650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based 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
Part-time (3 years) fees:
  • UK&EU students: £ 2,550
  • International students: £ 5,450

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.

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