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Creative Writing and Publishing MA

Anglia Ruskin University

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Cambridge Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Overview

Whether you want to join the traditional publishing industry, establish your own small press or set up a single-author imprint for your own novels, this fully customisable course will prepare you for work in these increasingly entwined growth industries.

Our MA Creative Writing and Publishing will allow you to develop your own fiction writing in a supportive environment while giving you a systematic and detailed understanding of the changing nature of publishing organisations and their processes in a global digital environment.

Assessment

You will be assessed using methods that allow you to demonstrate the learning outcomes essential for your professional development. Depending on the module, these could include traditional essays, creative work (usually accompanied by a critical commentary) or publishing-specific forms such as book proposals and marketing plans.

Careers

Our MA Creative Writing and Publishing will prepare you for employment in whichever aspect of the writing and publishing industries most interests you. Throughout the course, you will develop many transferable academic and professional skills, including self-reflection, critical analysis, and working to briefs and deadlines, as well as the research skills necessary for producing creative works, professional publishing documents and critical writing. You will also gain Intermediate award: PG Cert.

Tuition fees

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£ 14,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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Anglia Ruskin University

  • University League Table

    117th

  • Campus address

    Anglia Ruskin University, East Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1PT, England

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  • Graduate prospects

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    55.0 55%

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    28
  • Student satisfaction

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    3.92 78%

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    3.86 77%

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