Taught course

Creative Writing

Institution
Cardiff Metropolitan University · Cardiff School of Education
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

Applicants should usually have a first or upper second-class honours degree, in a relevant subject.

Months of entry

September

Course content

MA Creative Writing is a rewarding taught degree taught by published writers and researchers. This course aims to support the development of your creative and critical writing skills across the fields of fiction, creative non-fiction, script and poetry.

Throughout the programme you will have the opportunities to explore multiple genres, attend regular peer workshops, learn from industry experts and hone your craft. Our wider academic community is dynamic so you will also have the chance to take part in additional creative activities which can include, but are not limited to, open mics, cross-discipline collaborations, archive and museum visits, poetry readings and more.

You can take our MA Creative Writing to prepare your work for publication or enhance your career in the creative industries. This MA will also develop your research skills and help you specialise in an area of creative practice which can pave the way for doctoral study.

We have expertise across a number of fields and our academic community is vibrant and dynamic with strong industry links.

One of the great strengths of our MA Creative Writing programme is its flexibility. This degree can be studied either full or part-time and classes are scheduled in the evenings. Modules can be taken individually, allowing you to control the pace and depth of your postgraduate study. Programme delivery is enhanced by the University's commitment to e-learning.

You may also be interested in our MA English Literature or MA English Literature and Creative Writing programmes.

Information for international students

Students whose first language is not English will need to provide evidence of fluency to at least an IELTS 6.5 standard or equivalent.

Fees and funding

The Cardiff Metropolitan University Alumni Discount is a 25 per cent reduction in tuition fees for Cardiff Met Alumni enrolling on taught postgraduate courses. See if you are eligible.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Team
Email
directapplications@cardiffmet.ac.uk
Phone
029 2041 6044