Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University

Literature and Creative Writing

This programme is an opportunity to combine the practice of creative writing with an in-depth exploration of literary studies. Students are required to engage with a range of writers and writing techniques so that they can develop their own creative approach and improve their own writing. Students also engage in discussions about theory and the wider issues of textual analysis and the craft of writing, including writing for publication and the importance of research.

Entry requirements

Bachelor's Honours degree (2.2 with minimum 56.5 per cent) or equivalent in a related discipline and portfolio of written work. IELTS 7.0 or TOEFL 100 (internet based) where relevant.

Assessment methods

Assessment takes the form of: research proposals including a related bibliographic element; case studies; oral assessments; essays. Each student will produce a substantial final project piece, in the form of either a literary studies dissertation or creative writing portfolio.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,250 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,800 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,625 per Year 1 (International) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Penglais Campus Aberystwyth SY23 3AR Wales

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Key information

Contact: 
Department of English and Creative Writing
Telephone number: 
01970 621945