Taught course

Creative Writing

Institution
Swansea University · Department of English Language and Literature
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

The typical entry requirement is a first degree in a relevant discipline, normally an lower second or above or equivalent, and a short portfolio of writing. English language requirement IELTS 6.5 or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MA in Creative Writing is a unique programme that offers integrated training in the writing of literary and media text. The MA is taught by experienced writers and offers a wide range of writing genres including fiction, short story, poetry, drama, screenwriting and creative non-fiction. Creative Writers have a close relationship with National Theatre Wales and also open-mic poetry events at local venues such as the Dylan Thomas Centre and Howl.

Modules typically include:

  • Writing Fiction
  • Writing Poetry I
  • Screenwriting
  • Non-Fiction and Travel
  • Writing Poetry II
  • Writing Radio Drama
  • Genre: Drama (Writing for the Stage)
  • Writing the Self
  • Art of the Short Story
  • International Dramaturgy
  • Dissertation

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
36 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
College of Arts and Humanities
Email
pgahadmissions@swansea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1792 606752