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Professional Writing

Falmouth University

M.A.
12 months
Duration
16000 GBP/year
8500 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
Anytime
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About

During the Professional Writing programme at Falmouth University, immerse yourself in the literary world as part of a lively community of fellow writers and visiting speakers. Learning from working industry professionals, you’ll develop skills like genre writing, narrative structure, research and self-promotion.

Overview

Programme Overview

During the Professional Writing programme at Falmouth University, You’ll also learn to create compelling narratives and voices, then apply these techniques to your specialism. Graduating with a portfolio and an accomplished working style, you’ll emerge primed to tackle the industry head-on.

On top of their regular learning, our students have placed work in local and national publications, and secured placements and ongoing work with leading publishers, media organisations, copywriting agencies, magazines and newspapers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Story, Structure and Form
  • Professional Contexts
  • Inhabiting Narrative: Character, World and Genre
  • Business & Editorial Writing
  • Non-Fiction
  • Novel
  • Scriptwriting

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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

Other requirements

General requirements

We welcome applications from those with relevant equivalent Level 6 qualifications, or relevant equivalent experience, and a demonstrable interest in the subject.

We’ll also welcome your application if you have formal or 'certified' learning (such as training courses not run by universities or colleges) and learning from work experience or self-study. This is called Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL), and should have been gained within the last five years, and be equivalent to the learning outcomes of our minimum entry qualifications.

APL applicants using experience to apply should note there is a £200 application fee for entry with advanced standing or with exemption from specific modules or credit.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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