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MA in Creative Writing

The MA in Creative Writing is a uniquely inspirational programthat delivers integrated training in the writing of literary and media text.

Taught by experienced writers of major profile, this course provides teaching on a range of genres including fiction, short story, poetry, drama, screenwriting and creative non-fiction.

Your studies will connect with the unique literary culture of Wales, home to one of the oldest bardic traditions in Europe.

This course is also available in Part time basis with 2-3 years duration.

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Admission requirements

The typical entry requirement is a first degree in a relevant discipline, normally a 2:2 with a minimum of 55% overall, and a short portfolio of writing. Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.5.

Swansea University English Language Training

Swansea University’s English Language Training services offer a variety of English courses including pre-sessionals, year round English, exam preparation and short courses. If you hold an offer from Swansea University you are able to take the Swansea English Language Test (SWELT) to fulfil your English language entry requirement. This is a 3 hour test which includes Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking.

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Creative Writing, MA

The MA in Creative Writing is a uniquely inspirational programme that delivers integrated training in the writing of literary and media text.

Taught by experienced writers of major profile, this course provides teaching on a range of genres including fiction, short story, poetry, drama, screenwriting and creative non-fiction.

Your studies will connect with the unique literary culture of Wales, home to one of the oldest bardic traditions in Europe.

CREATIVE WRITING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

As well as significantly improving your writing skills, you should develop oral communication skills by learning to present your ideas in a range of formats.

Graduates from this course enter a range of creative industries including publishing, broadcasting, marketing and advertising.

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

We also provide help and advice for Swansea University Alumni up to two years after you graduate.

Modules

Define, organise and produce a substantial piece of individual literary research; Demonstrate an ability to synthesise primary and secondary textual sources in a coherent manner; Critically appraise and evaluate the issues arising from a chosen field of literary enquiry; Demonstrate an awareness of the nature of original contributions to literary research.

MA in Creative Writing

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