Make the most of an opportunity to produce a substantial written project in a nurturing, creative environment. The writing skills you’ll develop while studying the MA Creative Writing at University of Plymouth , will help ensure that, upon graduating, your work is ready for submission to publishers and agents.
- Develop your confidence and writing skills in an environment supportive of creative work.
- Produce a substantial writing project which you can submit to publishers and agents.
- Benefit from the depth of experience and knowledge shared by our staff, including several award-winning writers, and visiting writers.
- Expand your own writing experience through submitting work to student publications such as Ink, and the University press published literary journal, Short Fiction. Get involved with professional organisations such as The Arts Institute.
- Increase your critical self-awareness on a programme designed to round you as a writer.
- Enrich your learning experience through workshop-based seminars that allow you to explore the diverse strands of creative writing, from stories to screenplays.
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Programme StructureCore modules:
- Fiction: Stories and Novels
- Poetry and Creative Non-Fiction
- Dramatic Writing: Stage and Screen
- The Business of Writing: Before and After Dissertation
- Creative Writing Dissertation
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
Applications can usually be made throughout the year, and are considered until programmes are full.
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- Evidence of your writing ability is required. A sample of no more than ten pages of original writing must be submitted with all applications.
- For entry to postgraduate level, you should normally possess:
- first or upper second (2:1) degree with honours (from a UK university) or professional qualification, recognised as being equivalent to degree standard;
- an ordinary degree, foundation degree, higher national diploma, or university diploma, accompanied by substantial experience in an appropriate field.
- If you have overseas qualifications you can check your comparability with the UK equivalent through NARIC, who provide an advisory service.
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International15700 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15700 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National8300 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8300 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
Part time (Home) £450 per 10 credits
Living costs for Plymouth
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.