Brunel University London

Brunel University London

Creative Writing (The Novel)

The programme is designed around the core activity of producing a major prose fiction project, which can be a novel fragment with synopsis, a novella or a collection of short stories, of publishable quality and produced in a marketable form.

Entry requirements

A UK 1st or 2nd Class (2.1) UK Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification. Other qualifications and relevant professional or practical experience will be assessed on an individual basis. Applicants to this programme who do not have a degree in English or creative writing have taken courses such as those offered by the Open University or the Arvon Foundation or have attended private writing workshops. Applicants should be able to show that they have developed their writing and their understanding of literature through private study. A sample of applicants' fiction writing between 2 and 5000 words which they feel demonstrates appropriate ability and commitment will be required at application stage. Applicants may be invited to an interview. Entry criteria are subject to change. English language requirements: IELTS: 7.5 (min 7 in all areas); Pearson: 73 (64 in all subscores); BrunELT: 75 per cent (min 70 per cent in all areas).

Course modules

Modules include: elements of fiction; planning a novel; paths to publication; dissertation. Optional modules: writers at work; features and screenwriting.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,300 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,400 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,650 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,650 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,650 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,650 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Brunel University London Uxbridge UB8 3PH South East

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