**Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University. Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information.** Course summary:
- Work under the guidance of internationally acclaimed writers of fiction and poetry.
- Graduate with a coherent and extensive body of creative work.
- Hone your skills with a focus on writing, reinforced with sound criticism and editing.
- Acquire the discipline and market awareness needed to create publishable work.
- Join numerous acclaimed authors as an alumnus of a longstanding, well-regarded course.
- seminars and tutorials
- frequent assessment, culminating in a major project
- genre-specific creative workshops
- masterclasses with writers, publishers, agents and other literary figures
- editing sessions
- critical, theoretical and research-based modules
- one-to-one tutorials
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. Modules studied may differ depending on when you start your course. Compulsory modules: Extended Project Novel The Contemporary Writer The Craft: Short Fiction And Poetry The Workshop
A folder of original writing demonstrating postgraduate level potential and, normally, a degree in English or related discipline. If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS 6.5 score with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in all other skill areas or equivalent. If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.0 or equivalent we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score. If you do not have such academic qualifications we may consider your application individually, based on your personal, professional and work experience, and other formal qualifications. You may also be able to claim credit points which can reduce the amount of time it takes to complete your qualification at Sheffield Hallam. Find out more Application guidance When applying, you need to submit a completed application form, which includes a section requesting further information in support of your application. This part of the form should use tell us who you are, describe your relationship with writing, and what you hope to achieve on the course. You also need to provide a sample of your original writing. Your sample is the most important part of the application, and you should use the opportunity to show us what you can do and persuade us that you have what it takes to thrive on the course. We require one of the following • 3,000 words of prose - two short stories, two chapters from a children's book, novel or memoir • ten poems • a twenty minute script of a one-act play or radio play Please submit your supporting work to the relevant email address below: UK students: [email protected] International or non-UK European students: [email protected]
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