English - Creative Writing

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name English - Creative Writing
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 104852 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry year 2020
Application Date How to Apply
Apply using our online Postgraduate Applications Portal go.qub.ac.uk/pgapply and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply.
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Duration 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time.

Teaching Times
Occasional and optional seminars may take place on Saturdays.
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Entry Requirements

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A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in any discipline. Exceptions may be made in the case of applicants with a strong track record of publication, production, prize-winning or...

Course Content

The MA in English (Creative Writing) focuses on prose fiction and scriptwriting; applicants interested in writing poetry are referred to the MA in Poetry: Creativity and Criticism. The programme is designed to equip students to use their li...

Subjects Taught Compulsory Modules
Creative Writing: Craft and Technique
Dissertation: Creative Writing
Creative Writing Workshops
Scriptwriting: creative writing
Fiction: creative writing

Course Details
The following lists are indicative of the sort of modules that are likely to run.

Dissertation of up to 15,000 words prose, 80-90 pages of drama: portfolio of Creative Writing for the MA.

Optional Modules
From Page to Stage
Life Writing
Assessment Method Written portfolios
Careers or Further Progression Career Prospects
Graduates from these programmes have a good employment record. Professions including publishing, journalism, public relations, teaching, advertising, the Civil Service, business, industry and the media all recruit from our pool of graduates. Some students choose to continue their studies to PhD level on a chosen, specialised topic in Creative Writing.
Further Enquiries Miss Aislinn Clarke 
Lecturer (Education)
Email: a.clarke@qub.ac.uk
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