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: 2019/2020 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 - €7640
nonEU fee per year - €19200

***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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Financial Support 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.
Entry Requirements The entry requirement for the MA programme is a BA Hons English or equivalent, 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 reasons for taking the course and references. Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 7.5 (no band less than 7.0 in each element), or equivalent
Comment The MA is suitable for those who want to pursue careers in writing, with specialisations in novel writing, poetry and short stories.
Course Content

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Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)
The MA in Creative Writing builds on the well established commitment of the UCD School of English, Drama and Film to fostering and supporting new writing. The university has long been a...

Subjects Taught Stage 1 - Core
Reading & Writing the Novel
CRWT40030

Workshop-writer in Residence
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

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Many graduates of the MA in Creative Writing establish successful writing lives, several securing publishing contracts. Last year, 2015, Colin Barrett won the Guardian First Fiction Prize with Young Skins [Pub. Stinging Fly P...

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