Taught course

Writing

Institution
Liverpool John Moores University · Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

You will need:
  • a minimum 2:1 in English, Writing or a cognate subject. Other academic qualifications, for example: A Levels, BTEC, Irish Leaving Certificate, Scottish Highers, will also be considered
or
  • professional skills and evidence of achievement in a related area: film and video production, publishing, journalism, radio, theatre, and creative writing
Additional information:
  • IELTS English language requirement: 6.5 (Minimum 6.0 in each component)
  • Person requirements: 58-64 (Minimum 51 in each component for UKVI Purposes)
  • RPL is accepted on this programme
  • As this is only offered as a part-time masters degree, international students are not eligible to study this programme

If you have any specific queries, please contact apsadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk

Months of entry

September

Course content

This Writing MA from LJMU will provide you with the opportunity to read, write, reflect and develop your identity as a writer.
  • Study on a unique programme providing training in e-publishing and detailed peer critique workshops
  • Learn from published writers
  • Enjoy strong links with Curtis Brown, Blake Friedman, The Society of Authors, the Royal Literary Fund, NAWE, Hodder and Stoughton, Parthian, Salt, Everyman Theatre, Byte the Book, Misspelled Word, Tindall Street, BBC Radio, Comma Press and Faber & Faber
This unique programme will help you to develop a contemporary and traditional foundation in creative writing, finding a creative voice of your own.

The programme explores the process of writing from first inspiration to final draft and publication and reflects the need for writers to keep up-to-date with rapid advances in the new technologies of contemporary publishing. You will benefit from the close study of writerly techniques and strategies, develop your work to a professional standard and gain access to professional practitioners, such as visiting novelists, poets and screenwriters as well as editors, agents and publishers. In this way your work will be able to thrive in the wider world.

Information for international students

Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC.

Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages.

Fees and funding

Please see the course page for more information.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
courses@ljmu.ac.uk
Phone
0151 231 5090