Taught course

English - Creative Writing

Institution
Queen's University Belfast · School of English
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in any discipline. Exceptions may be made in the case of applicants with a strong track record of publication, production, prize-winning or relevant professional experience.

All applicants are required to submit a sample of original written work which will be assessed to determine if an offer of admission can be made. The sample should be approximately 2000 words of fiction prose or 10-15 pages of script. The sample can be an extract.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MA in English (Creative Writing) focuses on prose fiction and scriptwriting; applicants interested in writing poetry are referred to the Pg Dip in Poetry: Creativity and Criticism.

The programme is designed to help you develop your literary skill and technique, enable you to develop as an independent writer and a self-reflective lifelong learner, and provide you with a broad understanding of the literary marketplace and of the commercial aspects of literary production.

You’ll be taught by experienced novelists, playwrights and screenwriters, attend workshops with visiting authors, publishers, editors and agents, and have a variety of opportunities to present your work.

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

Phone
+442890973838