University of Stirling

University of Stirling

Creative Writing

The course is designed to develop the talents of creative individuals, allowing them to focus in-depth on a project while offering them creative encounters with a range of genres and working practices.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply. IELTS score of 6.0 with 5.5 in all bands.

Course modules

Writer's workshop: poetry 1; writer's workshop: prose 1; writing poetry; the art of fiction; writer's workshop: poetry 2 or; writer's workshop: prose 2; training for masters in the arts and humanities; and 1 option from: Writing the short story: from gogol to george sanders; visual storytelling: an introduction to screenwriting; writing poetry (advanced); writing, nature and landscape; dissertation

Assessment methods

Critical essay, a journal, a revised collection of writing exercises, presentations, or a short project. Students also complete a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,900 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
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 27 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 27 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 27 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 11,900 per Year 1 (International) 27 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 27 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Stirling Campus Stirling FK9 4LA Scotland

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