Creative Writing at Aberystwyth University - UCAS

Aberystwyth University

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: Aberystwyth University (Prifysgol Aberystwyth)

Creative Writing (Taught)

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Course summary

This course will help you develop your creative vision and writing abilities through a balanced programme of reading, analysis and writing workshops. You will be exposed to a range of contemporary writers of both prose and poetry, so that your own creative approach may be stimulated and develop in confidence and maturity. You will also engage in discussions about technique and undertake an exploration of the wider issues related to the practice of writing, such as the significance of genre and the mechanics of publication.

Modules

https://courses.aber.ac.uk/postgraduate/creative-writing-masters/#coursecontent

Assessment method

Assessment takes the form of: portfolios of prose and poetry, including critical commentaries and annotated bibliographies; a case study of a research project; and a study of a particular publisher of creative writing or type of publication. In the third semester, each student will complete a Writing Portfolio of creative writing with a critical commentary. The Portfolio can be in the form of poetry (30 pages plus 6,000 words) or prose fiction (14,000 plus 6000 words), but not a combination of the two.


Entry requirements

2i Bachelors (Honours) degree in a relevant subject and submission of a satisfactory writing portfolio. European and International applicants can find their grade equivalence on our comparability page. Non-graduates and non-subject specialists will be considered individually based on relevant experience and a satisfactory writing portfolio. English Language Requirements: IELTS 7.0 with minimum 7.0 in each component, or equivalent.


English language requirements

Programmes: English Literature and Creative Writing (Masters); Geography and Earth Sciences; International Politics; Law (PhD, MPhil and LLM by Research); Psychology; Theatre, Film and Television Studies IELTS 7.0 with minimum 6.0 in each component * English and Creative Writing (Masters) 7.0 in each component TOEFL 100 with minimum component scores: Listening 22, Writing 24, Reading 24, Speaking 25. Pearson PTE: 68 with minimum scores of 65 in each component

English language requirements: Postgraduate Programmes

http://www.aber.ac.uk/en/postgrad/apply/english-language//


Fees and funding

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Creative Writing at Aberystwyth University - UCAS