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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of Portsmouth

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Where better to take your writing to the next level than the home city of literary greats like Charles Dickens and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle? On this MA Creative Writing degree course, you'll study the genres that inspire you the most – from poetry and historical fiction, to screenwriting and crime – and spend plenty of time writing and critiquing new work of your own. If you're imaginative, ambitious and ready to devote yourself to improving your writing, it's time to take your studies to the next level with us. We'll give you the tools you need for a successful career as a writer, or in fields such as publishing, media, and education. What you'll experience On this Creative Writing degree course, you'll: Get to grips with different writing techniques and study contemporary skills to inspire and entertain your audience through the power of the written word Learn from lecturers with professional experience, many of whom are established writers Complete a major project in the form of your own novel, screenplay or poem Take part in writer's workshops, where you'll develop your own skills and constructively contribute to the work of other writers Learn about the market and current debates within differing genres Hear from accomplished guest speakers from the worlds of publishing and writing Tap in to our Library’s vast selection of electronic resources, including computing and printing facilities, and 24-hour internet access Join our community of writers Careers and opportunities What can you do with a Creative Writing degree? Once you graduate, you'll have the skills and confidence to continue writing. And you'll be able to pursue a career path in fields such as: Publishing Editing Teaching Media Writing Journalism PR You may also consider further academic study.

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£ 14,300per year

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University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    20th out of 53 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 168
    105 61%

    38th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    3rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.82 76%

    43rd

    1

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