Creative Writing

University College Dublin

 

Course Name Creative Writing
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code Z012
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2020/2021 September
Application Date How to apply?
The following entry routes are available:
MA Creative Writing FT (Z012)

Duration
1 Years

Attendance
Full Time

Deadline
Rolling *

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.
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Duration 1 year full-time.
Course Fee MA Creative Writing (Z012) Full Time
EU fee per year - € 7920
nonEU fee per year - € 19900

***Fees are subject to change

Tuition fee information is available on the UCD Fees website. Please note that UCD offers a number of graduate scholarships for full-time, self-funding international students, holding an offer of a place on a UCD graduate degree programme. For further information please see International Scholarships.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+The entry requirement for the MA programme is a BA Hons English or equivalent (NFQ Level 8), and/or proven commitment to and experience in the field of creative writing; a portfolio (c.25 pages) of recent creative work; a personal statement of reason...

Comment

Expand+Vision and Values Statement
A fundamental tenet of the MA in Creative Writing is a belief in the value of learning from writers who have mastered their craft. The writers who contribute to the course will vary from year to year, but recent module co...

Course Content

Expand+MA Creative Writing
Academic Year 2020/2021
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)

UCD offers two graduate courses in creative writing, an MA and MFA. The MA programme includes lectures, seminars, workshops and supervision meetings, providin...

Subjects Taught Stage 1 - Core
Reading & Writing the Novel
CRWT40030
Creative Writing Workshop I
CRWT40060
Writing Project
CRWT40180
Writing Poetry
CRWT40200
Writing Lives
CRWT40210
Creative Reading
CRWT40220

Stage 1 - Option
Craft and Composition
CRWT40010
Sound & Visual Poetry
CRWT40160
Number of Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression Careers & Employability
Many graduates of the MA in Creative Writing establish successful writing careers. Graduate of the programme Colin Barrett won the Guardian First Fiction Prize with Young Skins then went on to win both the Frank O'Conner International short story award and the Rooney Prize for Literature. Other graduates go into the publishing industry, while some go on to do an MFA in Creative Writing.
Further Enquiries Contact Name: Deirdre Daly
Contact Number: +353 (0)1 716 8480
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