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University of Dundee

Writing Practice and Study (MLitt)

This course is engaged in the world of contemporary publishing, offering students the opportunity to meet with writers and publishers from around the UK and beyond and to take part in a number of literary activities, from performing their own work to being showcased at the literary festival.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree in any subject; applicants with alternative qualifications and/or relevant experience may also be considered; all applicants should submit a piece of their creative writing (a poem or short piece of prose (no more than 3 pages); an explanation of the creative project may also be included with the application; applicants should also provide, as part of their postgraduate application, copies of their degree transcript and, if applicable, a copy of their degree award certificate, 2 reference letters and written work in a subject relevant to literary study. IELTS of 7 (or equivalent), if the 1st language is not English.

Course modules

Modules include: creating writing; studying writing; publishing writing; performing writing; refining writing; writing, texts and books; planning writing.

Assessment methods

Portfolio, essay and a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,950 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Dundee City Campus Dundee DD1 4HN Scotland

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