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Course options

  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Newcastle University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Our Creative Writing PGCert provides a unique opportunity to explore and develop your creative writing skills through practise, revision and discussion.

About this course

You will further your awareness of:

writing processes
professional writing
publishing

What you'll learn

Our courses provide a unique opportunity to explore and develop your creative writing skills. We teach creative writing in three areas:

prose writing, with an emphasis on short fiction, creative non-fiction and the essay
poetry with an emphasis on the practice and study of a variety of poetic traditions and contemporary techniques
scriptwriting, which includes writing for the theatre and screenwriting

Through these areas, we will introduce you to a wide range of subjects and opportunities with which writers are working professionally.

Your development

Our PGCert courses allow you to advance your creative ability through:

practice
guided reading
discussion
revision

You will further your awareness of:

writing processes
writing craft
professional writing
publishing.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 6,000per year

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

University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 53 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 168
    148 87%

    6th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.22 84%

    14th

    5

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