Study and produce creative texts in every genre, explore the latest innovative writing, and learn about cultural contexts, research methods and creative industries within the heart of London. In this creative writing master's, you will be guided by expert writers through each of the core genres of prose fiction, poetry, scriptwriting and creative non-fiction. You’ll be able to experiment with topics, styles, forms and hybrids, leading to a substantial portfolio of original creative work. Among our innovative approaches to imaginative writing, we encourage students to explore links between texts and other disciplines, such as history, theory, politics, and cultural studies. Different writing techniques and reflective practices will help you advance your skills in textual analysis and encourage you to consider the opportunities and challenges of writing. Creative writing graduates will be well-placed to pursue careers in writing, academia, research, journalism, publishing, teaching, and creative and heritage industries, amongst other occupations. The course also benefits practitioners in these fields who wish to advance their writing or career prospects. What you should know about this course
- This new MA is taught by expert writers with internationally-recognised publications
- You will gain advanced understanding of contemporary writing in each of the core genres
- You will produce new writing in every genre and specialise in a genre of your choosing
- You will benefit from being taught by guest experts from around the world
- You will join a unique writing environment, rich with other writers and industry links, in the heart of London.
All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.
On this course, students are assessed by coursework, presentations, and a dissertation, which signifies the culmination of your studies in a longer piece of independent research developed with a supervisor.
How to apply
The University of Greenwich accepts a broad range of international qualifications for admission to our courses.
You should have a good honours degree (2.2 or above) or an equivalent qualification (both level and grade) from a recognised non-UK university in a relevant humanities or social sciences subject. Other subject-areas may also be considered. Applicants may be invited for an interview.
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£15100||Whole course|
|Republic of Ireland||£9000||Whole course|
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Whole course|
Additional fee information
University of Greenwich
Old Royal Naval College
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