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PgDip English - Creative Writing

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Full time | Queen's University Belfast | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Creative Writing English Language

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

The MA in English (Creative Writing) focuses on prose fiction and scriptwriting; applicants interested in writing poetry are referred to the MA in Poetry: Creativity and Criticism. The programme is designed to equip students to use their literary talents to the best of their ability, encourage development as independent writers and self-reflective lifelong learners, and provide them with a broad understanding of the literary marketplace and of the commercial aspects of literary production.

Career Prospects

Introduction

Graduates from these programmes have a good employment record. Professions including publishing, journalism, public relations, teaching, advertising, the Civil Service, business, industry and the media all recruit from our pool of graduates. Some students choose to continue their studies to PhD level on a chosen, specialised topic in Creative Writing.

Queen's postgraduates reap exceptional benefits. Unique initiatives, such as Degree Plus and Researcher Plus bolster our commitment to employability, while innovative leadership and executive programmes alongside sterling integration with business experts helps our students gain key leadership positions both nationally and internationally.

Modules

Scriptwriting: Creative Writing - Core
Fiction - Creative Writing work - Core
Creative Writing workshops - Core
Creative Writing: craft and technique - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£4,093

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£11,267

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in any discipline. In certain circumstances, applicants may be admitted on the strength of their writing alone. All applicants are required to submit a sample of original written work which will be assessed to determine if an offer of admission can be made.