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Creative Writing (Innovation and Experiment)

This course encourages you to develop and work at the edge of new and evolving practices. You will engage with fundamental issues in the theory of literature, producing original creative writing in prose, poetry, hybrid and experimental forms as you develop your personal practice through critical reflection.

Entry requirements

A degree, grade 2.2 or above, in an appropriate subject. We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully. You may be asked to attend an interview for a place on this course. You should bring an appropriate portfolio of writing, clearly demonstrating an established creative practice and containing work that shows a good range of skills, some originality and knowledge of literature. Students whose 1st language is not English will require evidence of proficiency in the English language.

Course modules

Modules include: Theory, text, writing; writing workshop; experimental practice; literary research practice; dissertation (creative project).

Assessment methods

Assessment is through written assignments (creative, critical and reflective) (66 per cent); final creative project (34 per cent).

Sponsorship information

Study awards include: Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship; University of Salford student loyalty discount; Country bursary scheme (for international students only).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,017 per Credit (Scotland) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,017 per Credit (Wales) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,017 per Credit (EU) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,017 per Credit (England) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,084 per Credit (International) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,017 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,017 per Credit (EU) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,017 per Credit (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,084 per Credit (International) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,017 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,017 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,017 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,336 per Year 1 (EU) 8 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,068 per Year 1 (England) 8 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,336 per Year 1 (International) 8 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,068 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 8 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,068 per Year 1 (Scotland) 8 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,068 per Year 1 (Wales) 8 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
MediaCity UK Salford M50 2EQ North West

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