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MA Creative Writing (Online)
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Study mode distance learning (part-time)
Start Date: 2021/09/20
Duration: 24 months
Intl fees: £10000
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University of Hull has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
It was Hull where Philip Larkin lived and worked at the University's Bryon Jones Library for 30 years, writing most of his best work. A seafaring city that connected outwards and brought some of the exotic back to northern England.Embracing Hull's global-facing outlook, MA Professor and accomplished author Martin Goodman describes the University's MA Creative Writing as an inspiring and collegial environment for online students who want to develop their distinctive voice as a writer.Taught by academics who are published writers, you will expand your reading of literature, navigate literary circles and critique the work of your peers.There is also the option to attend face-to-face events, as you seek public recognition and become a valued, active member of a vibrant international writing community.
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A minimum 2.2 Bachelor Honours degree or international equivalent. Applicants who do not meet this requirement may still be considered, but will need to present examples of relevant published work with their application A creative writing sample (fiction or non-fiction) of up to 3,000 words An IELTS 6.0 score (with minimum 5.5 in each skill) if your first language isn't English (or other English language proficiency qualifications accepted by the University of Hull). Two references, of which one must be an academic reference, and the other can be a work reference.
IELTS: 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in each)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for University of Hull.
About this university
Students travel from around the world to study at Hull and there is plenty of help and advice on hand. This includes immigration and visas advice as well as country specific information available on the website. The International Office is on hand to help students adapt to their new home as well as offering a first two weeks service to help organisation and settling in. The Hull University Union is the heart of student activities and organises some 100 clubs and societies, around half of which are involved with some form of sports through the Athletics Union. In addition, the union runs a bookshop, a nightclub, bars and catering facilities as well as an advisory centre and a careers service. The issues a monthly newspaper as well as an online TV station and a radio station. Notable among the clubs and societies is the rugby league club, which is one of the most successful teams within the university and plays in the top level of the BUSC league, ranking third best in the country. There is also an American Football team, an ice hockey team and a swimming club. There is also a separate student union building and facilities on the Scarborough campus on the ground floor of the main building. This operates its own radio station and student magazine.