Creative Writing

Maynooth University


Course Name Creative Writing
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code 34022 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening, Daytime, Weekend
Location (Districts) Maynooth, Kilkenny City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Please apply using our On Line applications system (please see Application Weblink below.
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Duration 100 hours part-time over one year which may include 3 or 4 Saturdays.
Monday Evenings 6.30-9.30pm.
Entry Requirements International & EU/EFTA Entry Requirements:
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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 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

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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 ...

Further Enquiries Kay Loughlin
Department of Adult and Community Education
Tel: 01 - 708 6062
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