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Creative Writing

University of Lincoln

12 months
Duration
14600 GBP/year
7700 GBP/year
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About

The MA in Creative Writing from University of Lincoln is an innovative and exciting course that provides students with opportunities to work closely with practising creative writers and professionals from the publishing industry.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

 It aims to encourage students to improve their craft as a writer, develop their philosophy of composition, and explore contemporary forms of literature and the creative industries.

The course has a strong focus on employability and aims to prepare students for a professional writing or publishing career. Students have the opportunity to be taught by an enthusiastic team of professional writers whose work has been widely published, broadcast, and staged. They are led by five internationally known writers: award-winning science fiction writer Chris Dows, award-winning poet and literary translator Daniele Pantano, award-winning novelists Sarah Stovell and Guy Mankowski, and award-winning playwright Sue Healy.

Career and Personal Development

This MA in Creative Writing from University of Lincoln is designed to provide training for a career in writing, from fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction to screen and radio adaptation. Students have the opportunity to develop advanced communication skills which can open up career opportunities across the creative industries in publishing, research, teaching, and the media. Some graduates choose to continue their studies at doctoral level. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dissertation - Creative Writing
  • English Now: Fiction and Life Writing (Creative Writing)
  • English Now: Poetry and Drama (Creative Writing)
  • Production and Creativity
  • Production and Publication

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Please allow enough time for your application to be considered prior to the start date.

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).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100

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).
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Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
76
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants will require a first or second class honours degree in a relevant subject. Relevant professional experience will also be considered.
  • Students are required to submit 2000 words of their creative writing with their application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14600 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7700 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • Part-time Home/EU: £43 per credit point
  • Part-time International: £81 per credit point

Funding

A new system of postgraduate loans for Master's courses has been introduced in the UK. Under the new scheme individuals will be able to borrow up to £10,609 for the purpose of completing an eligible postgraduate Master's qualification.

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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