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Course summary

Writing a novel is on most bucket lists, but very few people make their dream a reality. Our fully flexible online MA enables you to develop your novel at your own pace, at times to suit your lifestyle, from anywhere in the world. You’ll be supported throughout by acclaimed novelists, who are experienced creative writing lecturers with valuable industry links. Course highlights -Our teaching team are all experienced creative writing lecturers as well as being novelists – they include novelist, critic and TV director/producer Dr Adam Lively and fantasy novelist/critic Dr Adam Dalton. -You’ll be learning with state-of-the-art distance learning tools and 24-hour web support through our innovative online platform -Creative writing at Middlesex has strong links with the publishing industry, including hosting the annual North London Story Festival, which has included appearances by writers such as former poet laureate Carol-Anne Duffy, novelist David Nicholls and Booker Prize shortlisted author Stephen Kelman. -As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module

Modules

Modules: Writing as a Novelist - 30 Credits​ - Compulsory Reading as a Novelist - 30 Credits​​ - Compulsory Research for Fiction - 30 Credits​​ - Compulsory​ Developing the Novel - 30 Credits​​ - Compulsory​ Dissertation - 60 Credits​​ - Compulsory​


Entry requirements

2:2 (hons degree) or equivalent qualification


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5With at least 6.0 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)87With at least 21 in listening & writing, 22 in speaking and 23 in reading
PTE Academic58With at least 51 in all components

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7800* Whole course
Northern Ireland £7800* Whole course
Scotland £7800* Whole course
Wales £7800* Whole course
Channel Islands £7800* Whole course
EU £7800* Whole course
International £7800* Whole course

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Novel Writing (Distance Education) at Middlesex University - UCAS