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
Take advantage of one of our 100 Master’s Scholarships to study at Swansea University, the Times Good University Guide’s Welsh University of the Year 2017. Postgraduate loans are also available to English and Welsh domiciled students. For more information on fees and funding please visit our website.
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
- 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
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
Course contact details
- College of Arts and Humanities
- +44 (0)1792 606752