Creative Writing for Publication

Maynooth University


Course Name Creative Writing for Publication
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MUA05
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Minor Certificate (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Minor National University of Ireland Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening, Weekend
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 6th Oct 2022 Thursdays 6.30-9.30
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Duration 100 hours part-time over one year which may include 3 or 4 Saturdays.

The NUI Cert. Creative Writing for Publication will be held on our Maynooth Campus Monday Evenings 6.30-9.30pm The duration of the course is 100 hours. Students will attend 1 evening per week for a 3 hour facilitated workshop/tutorial. Students will also attend 3/4 Saturdays over the duration of the course.
Mature Applicants

Expand+Participants need to be 21 years of age or over on 1st January of the year in which the course commences. As courses are delivered in keeping with adult education practice, participants will be expected to: be willing to engage with group activities ...

Course Content

This course will give participants a practical grounding in the writing of fiction and creative non-fiction for publication. The course allows students to work with professional writers who will act in a mentoring capacity. The practical...

Subjects Taught Module 1 Writing: Creative Non-fiction
Module 2 Publishing Industry Awareness
Module 3 Writing: Short Story
Module 4 Writing: the Novel

Workshop material will be circulated by email.
Assessment Method Assessment Procedures
A piece of creative work will be required for each writing module (short story, novel excerpt, non-fiction). Publishing Industry Awareness: students will prepare a publisher submission for a body of work in one of the above genres. Students are expected to have at least a 85% attendance.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+A good number of students who have completed the certificate in Creative Writing for Publication have had their work published in a variety of literary media, some have been successful in securing publishing deals while a number have made their work ...

Further Enquiries For further information contact Kay at 01 708 6062 or e-mail
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