At the heart of the Manchester Writing School are our Masters programmes in Creative Writing , available to study on campus in Manchester, and also from anywhere in the world via online distance learning.
MA students undertake a taught element blending writing workshops with reading units and an elective, and then complete their studies through submission of an extended piece of writing from a proposed full-length book or script.
The Manchester Writing School is one the UK's leading schools of creative writing. It is also home to ground-breaking outreach activities, international writing competitions, series of city-wide literary events, innovative publishing projects, and the Manchester Children's Book Festival. These activities provide our students with many opportunities to get involved and develop their experience in a number of exciting directions.
On completion of this Master of Arts (MA) Creative Writing programme from Manchester Metropolitan University , you may decide to pursue MFA, MPhil or PhD study, or to develop a career in bookselling, agenting, publishing, editing, the media, or teaching creative writing. An unrivalled number of our graduates have become published writers.
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- Reading Units
- Crime Fiction
- Teaching Creative Writing
- Writing About Relationships
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- 12 months
- 24 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
In order to apply, you will need to submit a completed application form, a sample of creative writing, a critical review and one reference.
Each application is allocated to a specialist tutor in the candidate's chosen discipline, who reads and assesses it, looking for evidence of:
- A very high standard of written English;
- Creative talent and potential;
- Control of form, style and technique;
- Commitment to the craft of writing and the development of writing skills through workshops and supervision;
- Substantial reading within the relevant field.
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International15500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 15500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA8500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 8500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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.