Edge Hill University
This is a programme for practising writers who wish to improve their craft, learn about contemporary forms of writing and continue to reflect on their progress; this is in both terms of a distinctive philosophy of writing, and in terms of the practicalities of making creative work public. This programme is for writers who have some experience of writing fiction, poetry or prose, but who are not necessarily published and who wish to further this writing within the academic context of creative writing as an academic discipline.
Candidates should normally possess a good Honours degree (2.2 or above) or a degree with additional academic support, such as a diploma or comparable qualification, in a professional field; academic training in an arts subject is an advantage but a commitment to writing as a practice (at whatever stage in a writing career) is more important; a general willingness to participate and be self-critical and analytical is also important; a key part of the entry process is the presentation of a portfolio of creative work (5,000 words of fiction or a group of 10-15 poems).
Modules: Research methods in creative writing and introduction to poetics; towards submission; word and technique (practice); word and technique (poetics); world and technique (practice); world and technique (poetics); the manuscript.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 4,680 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 26 per Credit (home fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Ormskirk Campus||Ormskirk||L39 4QP||North West|