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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of Hull

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Transform your passion for reading into the ability to produce prose worthy of public recognition. Whatever your genre of preference, be it literary fiction, nonfiction, or the likes of fantasy, mystery or romance – you will have the opportunity to hone your creative writing skills and discover the techniques seminal writers have used to significant effect:

push your creative boundaries and give shape to a strong and original creative voice

expand your knowledge of the literary canon and acquire the art of reading as a literary writer

gain an in-depth knowledge of structure which will help you towards a deeper understanding of your writing process

become conversant with a range of textual elements such as the use of dialogue, point of view, perspective and sensory detail and apply learned technique to your preferred writing genre

take your place within the international creative writing community. Critique the work of others and engender the view of published writers as colleagues from who you can learn

develop your practice as a creative writer, understand the editing and re-drafting process necessary to produce prose of a publishable standard.

Career prospects

By studying this course, you should gain the confidence and practical skills necessary to produce creative writing of a publishable or near-publishable standard, in your genre of choice.

You'll also gain valuable transferrable skills which are in-demand across the creative industries and beyond.

MA Creative Writing graduates often go into successful careers in a broad range of industries, such as

professional writing/authorship

marketing and PR

heritage and tourism

journalism and broadcasting

museum curating

banking

education.

Tuition fees

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£ 10,000overall cost

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 Hull

  • University League Table

    64th

  • Campus address

    University of Hull, Admissions Office, Cottingham Road, Hull, Kingston Upon Hull, HU6 7RX, England

International students starting an undergraduate degree could receive a tuition fee discount of up to £2,500 per year (terms apply).
Hull’s research takes on global issues – health inequalities, social injustice, climate change and more – to shape a fairer, brighter and carbon-neutral future.
At Hull, there are students from more than 100 countries from right across the world.

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