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A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a related subject. Along with your application you will need to submit a portfolio of up to ten A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a related subject. Along with your application you will need to submit a portfolio of up to ten poems.
We will also consider applicants on an individual basis with lower or non-standard qualifications.
Months of entry
Our Writing Poetry MA is a course designed for those who want to put poetry at the centre of their creative practice.
About this course
You will receive expert tuition from nationally and internationally renowned poets. With them, you will develop your poetry-writing and reflective abilities through reading, discussion and revision, and will progress to receive formal recognition for your work.
You can choose to study either in Newcastle or London. All classes are in the evening if studying at Newcastle and during the day in London. Newcastle University leads the North East cohort. The London course is run in collaboration with The Poetry School.
Information for international students
To study this course you need to meet our Band 10 English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 7.0 overall (with 6.5 in writing and a minimum of 6.0 in all other sub-skills). Pre-sessional English Language courses are not accepted as an alternative entry to this course.
Fees and funding
See Fees and Funding tab in the Programme information.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- part time23 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Melanie Birch
- +44 (0) 191 208 7619