Taught course (will run subject to approval)

Creative and Critical Writing

Institution
University of Suffolk · University of Suffolk
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

  • Minimum second class honours degree in a relevant, cognate discipline.
  • Relevant work and life experience will be considered.
  • Applicants must provide a short (1,500 - 2,000 words) sample of recent, unpublished writing (creative or critical) with their application, plus a personal statement including their reasons for applying, their life experiences and the types of literature they aspire to write.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MA in Creative and Critical Writing at the University of Suffolk offers you the opportunity to focus on your passion for creative writing whilst engaging with the most up-to-date debates in critical theory. On the course, you will develop skills as a creative writer, reader and researcher, broadening your knowledge of the production and reception of literature under the supervision of qualified academics and award-winning authors.

Studying the MA in Creative and Critical Writing is an inclusive, student-centred experience. The programme aims to nurture your development as a critical and reflective scholar, enhancing your abilities as a creative thinker and communicator. Here you will learn how to nourish your ideas within an inspiring learning environment that supports you in the production of a substantial body of professional-standard writing. The course is delivered as a flexible programme which can accommodate full and part-time study routes. Work at your own pace as you explore a range of established and evolving literary genres, such as historical fiction, memoir, and children’s literature.

The Masters is suitable for anyone seeking to develop skills as a writer and critical thinker. It is also designed to support individuals in a number of professional contexts such as teaching, publishing, editing, and professional writing, as well as those seeking to enhance life skills or progress to doctoral-level study.

Information for international students

Please view our English language qualification requirements and our international academic requirements by country.

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

Name
Infozone
Email
info@uos.ac.uk
Phone
01473 338800