Creative Writing MA

Anglia Ruskin University
In Cambridge (Grossbritannien)

£ 6.100 - (6.853 )
inkl. MwSt.

Wichtige informationen

  • Master
  • Cambridge (Grossbritannien)
  • Dauer:
    12 Months
  • Wann:
    Januar 2017
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Hone your writing and expand your opportunities for publication. Our workshops will help you to develop your self-editing and refine your work using feedback from your peers and tutors. Get advice from our team of specialist lecturers, study classic and contemporary authors, and learn about the modern publishing industry.

Full description
If you’re a practising writer, this course will allow you to develop your craft in a supportive literary environment.

You’ll get the chance to work on your existing projects or try out something completely new, working across a range of styles and genres. Your first modules will focus on novels and short stories, while Special Topic and dissertation projects can range from drama and screenwriting to graphic novels and performance poetry*.

You’ll share your work with, and get invaluable feedback from, our experienced teaching team as well as your fellow students, giving you a unique perspective on how your work is read by different audiences.

All your writing will be supported by a close study of the most distinguished writers and works in each form. You’ll learn to reflect critically on other people’s writing, and through this discover new ways to understand and improve your own.

Wichtige informationen
Welche Ziele verfolgt der Kurs?

This course will prepare you for a career as a creative writer or in related areas such as publishing and the media, but will also give you critical and analytical skills valued by many employers.


Wo und wann

Beginn Lage
Cambridge Campus, East Road, CB1 1PT, Cambridgeshire , Grossbritannien
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Was lernen Sie in diesem Kurs?

Negotiation Skills
Influencing Skills
Persuasion Skills
Creative Thinking
Creative Writing
Publishing Skills
Creative techniques
Team Training
Story Writing
Editorial Skills
Professional Writing
Writing for children
Writing Skills
Short stories and tales


Core modules
  • Patterns of Story: Fiction and its Forms
  • Master's Project in Creative Writing
Optional modules
  • Workshop: the Short Story
  • Workshop: the Novel
  • Special Topic in Creative Writing/English Literature
Or change one of the above options to:
  • Renaissance Drama and Cultures of Performance
  • Re-reading Modernism, Practising Postmodernism
  • Creativity and Content in Publishing
  • The Long 19th Century: Controversies and Cities
  • The Business of Publishing
  • Independent Learning Module

On each core module, you’ll show your progress through one or more pieces of writing. For the Patterns of Fiction module, this will be a single critical essay including samples of your own writing. For the other three modules you’ll submit one creative portfolio of up to 4,500 words, plus a critical reflection on your work and writing process.

You can also take several optional modules from our MA Publishing or MA English Literature courses.

The major project at the end of the course will allow you to present up to 15,000 words of your chosen writing project, including a critical commentary.

Zusätzliche Informationen

You can choose to study this course in Cambridge (full- or part-time) or Chelmsford (part-time only).

Course duration:
12 months full-time or up to 3 years part-time (September starts); 15 months full-time or up to 3 years part-time (January starts). Teaching times: Cambridge: Mondays and Thursdays from 6-8pm (full-time and part-time). Chelmsford: Mondays 6-8pm (part-time).

Course fees

UK & EU students, 2016/17 (per year) £6,100

UK & EU students, 2016/17 (per year part time) £3,050

International students, 2016/17 (per year) £11,200