University of Chester
Creative Writing (Writing and Publishing Fiction)
The programme is a stimulating and rewarding programme that aims to enable its students to create significant portfolios of publishable fiction; it is taught through workshops, seminars and one-to-one tutorials, the emphasis is always practical.
Admission to the programme is subject to: A written application; a minimum of a good 2nd-Class Honours degree, or the equivalent, in an appropriate discipline: Creative writing; drama; English; English language; film studies; history of art; journalism; theatre studies. However, credit exemption may be given for appropriate certificated or experiential learning undertaken or completed within the previous 5 years (in line with the University of Chester�s policy on accreddited prior certificated learning/accredited prior experiential learning (APCL/APEL)); a personal statement that among other things discusses: what creative writing you have done in at least the last year; what English-language fiction you have read in the last year and which authors/texts you particularly admired; why you have chosen the course; an academic reference (or equivalent); it is the responsibility of the applicant to arrange for a reference to be sent to postgraduate admissions. Please note that applications may be delayed if a reference is not provided. If you are unsure of the suitability of a referee, please contact the programme leader before submitting your application; a 10-page sample of your own fiction, which will be requested by the programme leader after an application has been submitted; in some instances, an interview.
Modules include: Writing short fiction for publication; writing novels for publication; getting published; the writing project.
Assessment methods may include: Essays; projects and a 16,000-word project.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 4,140 per Academic year (home fees)||1 calendar years|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 7,800 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 calendar years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Parkgate Road Campus||Chester||CH1 4BJ||North West|