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DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Creative Writing

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Where better to take your writing to the next level than the home city of literary greats like Charles Dickens and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle? On this MA Creative Writing degree course, you'll study the genres that inspire you the most – from poetry and historical fiction, to screenwriting and crime – and spend plenty of time writing and critiquing new work of your own. If you're imaginative, ambitious and ready to devote yourself to improving your writing, it's time to take your studies to the next level with us. We'll give you the tools you need for a successful career as a writer, or in fields such as publishing, media, and education. What you'll experience On this Creative Writing degree course, you'll: Get to grips with different writing techniques and study contemporary skills to inspire and entertain your audience through the power of the written word Learn from lecturers with professional experience, many of whom are established writers Complete a major project in the form of your own novel, screenplay or poem Take part in writer's workshops, where you'll develop your own skills and constructively contribute to the work of other writers Learn about the market and current debates within differing genres Hear from accomplished guest speakers from the worlds of publishing and writing Tap in to our Library’s vast selection of electronic resources, including computing and printing facilities, and 24-hour internet access Join our community of writers Careers and opportunities What can you do with a Creative Writing degree? Once you graduate, you'll have the skills and confidence to continue writing. And you'll be able to pursue a career path in fields such as: Publishing Editing Teaching Media Writing Journalism PR You may also consider further academic study.

Different course options

Full time | University of Portsmouth | 1 year | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

Critical Thinking for Creative Writers - Core
Writer's Workshop - Resolution - Core
The Final Project - Creative Writing Dissertation - Core
Critical Reading for Creative Writers - Core
Writer's Workshop - Exploration - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,300

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£14,300

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A good honours degree in a related subject. Equivalent qualifications and/or notable experience as a creative writer will also be considered. An online portfolio submission may be required as part of the selection process.

University information

With just under 4,000 postgraduate students on campus, the University of Portsmouth is an ideal choice for postgraduate students. The University has great research credentials, excelling in areas such as astrophysics, forensics and sports science. A massive 89% of its research in physics and 90% of its research in allied health professions was rated as either ‘World Leading’ or ‘Internationally Excellent’ by the Research Excellence Framework...more