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MA - Master of Arts
English Literature Creative Writing
MA English Literature and Creative Writing is a rewarding taught degree taught by published writers and researchers. The course is aimed to support you while you develop and hone your creative and critical writing skills across the fields of fiction, creative non-fiction, script and poetry. You can take our MA for professional development purposes, in order to enhance your career and to prepare your writing for publication. The MA will also help you specialise in the areas of creative practice in order to pave the way for doctoral study.
We have expertise across a number of fields and our academic community is vibrant and dynamic with strong industry links. One of the great strengths of the programme is its flexibility. MA English Literature and Creative Writing can be studied either full or part time. Modules can be taken individually, allowing you to control the pace and depth of your postgraduate study. Programme delivery is enhanced by the University's commitment to e-learning.
Many of our students use the course to generate and hone their own writing for publication. Our creative practice modules are designed with eventual publication in mind. Our assessments are designed around publication, performance and/or production. Several of our students have had publication and industry success. The MA is also a great choice for those wishing to enhance their employment and professional opportunities in editorial and publishing careers. The programme is suitable for those who would like to become teachers of English literature and creative writing as well as those who are already teachers. For example, teachers of English at 'A' Level and GCSE often find the course suitable for professional development purposes, providing them with skills to enhance their teaching of English literature creative writing within their current curricula.
Our MA is appropriate for those who would like careers in community-based education and practice. The course also prepares you for further study at PhD level at Cardiff Metropolitan University and beyond. This degree will encourage you to develop the valuable transferable skills of autonomy, effective collaboration, self-direction, organisation, initiative and adaptability that are highly regarded in the workplace. Students can exit at Postgraduate Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma levels.
For this course (per year)
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Applicants should usually have a first or upper second-class honours degree, in a relevant subject. Students that meet the criteria will be invited for interviews.
Located across two campuses in Wales, Cardiff Metropolitan University is an award-winning institution (UK and Ireland University of the Year, Times Higher 2021) Cardiff Metropolitan University offers degree courses across a range of disciplines. Students can choose to study on either a full-time or part-time basis. Over 11,500 students from 140 countries study across its Cyncoed and Llandaff campuses. In addition, over 10,000 students...more