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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of Chichester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Overview

Gain confidence in your skills within a community of fellow writers

Focus on the craft of writing on a postgraduate course designed help you develop your skills, experiment with form and explore a variety of genres.

Our MA Creative Writing course has a long and proud history of graduate success, with many of our students continuing on to careers as published writers.

You will learn from one of the most established and experienced Creative Writing teams in the UK, comprised of practising and published poets, short story writers, novelists, non-fiction writers and screenwriters.

We believe in creating a community of writers who can support and learn from one another. Our specialist workshopping sessions give you the confidence to discuss you work, receive feedback, and reflect on your own work by helping others.

On this course you will:

  • Develop your writing skills in your chosen genre or genres.
  • Learn from our expert staff, who are all practicing and published writers.
  • Gain the confidence to share and discuss you own work with peers and tutors.
  • Experience regular readings from guest writers.
  • Meet and talk with agents and editors at our annual publishing panel.

Teaching

You will learn through a combination of seminar discussion, writing exercises and workshops.

In the intensive MA workshops, you will typically discuss good writing practice and workshop your own writing.

Our commitment to smaller class sizes allows you to feel more confident to discuss your id

Assessment

Modules are assessed at every stage of the course, allowing you to clearly see your academic progress at all stages of the course.

To gain a Postgraduate Diploma in Creative Writing, students need to complete four modules. Each module is assessed by an assignment of approximately 6,000 words or equivalent.

To gain an MA in Creative Writing, students need to complete all four modules and a dissertation of 20,000 words (or poetry/drama equivalents).

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 14,724per year

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

University information

University of Chichester

  • University League Table

    70th

  • Campus address

    University of Chichester, Bishop Otter Campus, College Lane, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 6PE, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 55 13

  • Entry standards

    / Max 168
    110 64%

    32nd

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    2nd

    19
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    23rd

    10

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