Creative Writing (F71)
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Rank: 200 (TCUG)
Study mode distance learning
Start Date: 2019/10/01
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This qualification is an opportunity to develop your skills as a writer in fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction and scriptwriting for film, radio and the stage. You'll be able to write in a genre of your choice and experiment with at least one other through practical and inspiring activities. You'll also hone your writing practice through sharing, reading and critiquing work in progress, and will work towards producing a substantial piece of your own creative writing to a professional standard.
Key features of the course
Develop writing skills and awareness of approaches to writing
Progress and hone sophisticated writing skills in at least one genre
Gain a sound knowledge of, and ability in, a secondary genre
Engage in sharing, critiquing and reviewing a variety of work
- Prepare a substantial piece of work to a professional standard.
You must hold a UK honours degree (or equivalent), preferably with at least a 2:1 classification. Although your degree does not need to be in Creative Writing or a closely related subject, you will need some knowledge of the subject to successfully complete this qualification, as the MA in Creative Writing assumes all candidates have the knowledge and skills usually acquired by pursuing the subject at undergraduate level. Please note that this is not a qualification for those who are just starting to write creatively