English Drama & Film - Creative Writing

University College Dublin


Course Name English Drama & Film - Creative Writing
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code Z012
Course Type Postgraduate
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: 2022/2023 September
Application Date The following entry routes are available:

MA Creative Writing FT (Z012)
Duration 1 Years Attend 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 - € 8240
nonEU fee per year - € 20500

***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...

Course Content

Expand+MA Creative Writing
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, providing committed students with...

Subjects Taught Stage 1 - Core
Chapter One: Begging a Novel CRWT40030
Writing Project CRWT40180
Writing Poetry CRWT40200
Creative Reading CRWT40220
Writing Places CRWT40250

Stage 1 - Option
Craft and Composition CRWT40010
Sound & Visual Poetry CRWT40160
Writing Now CRWT40240
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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