University of Winchester
Writing for Children
This programme explores the dynamic relationship between creative production and critical awareness of children�s literature. Students develop their writing skills in a challenging and stimulating environment, supported by teaching staff who are published writers and experts in their field.
Normally a 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree or professional experience in the area of study.
Indicative modules: fiction for children; writer as researcher; the publishing project; independent study preparation. Plus one of the following optional modules: Fantastic fiction; picture books; writing non-fiction for children.
Modules are assessed by a combination of creative and critical work. Students undertake a dissertation of 20,000-30,000 words (or an appropriate equivalent) as part of their independent study, with full tutorial support. This comprises a creative piece, or pieces, of work for children or young adults in the form of fiction, poetry, script, creative non-fiction or picture books.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 4,900 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 10,900 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 4,900 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 2,450 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 5,450 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 2,450 per Academic year (EU fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|King Alfred Campus||Winchester||SO22 4NR||South East|