Creative Writing

University College Cork


Course Name Creative Writing
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKE10 CKE58
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, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 7 September 2020
Application Date Applications for academic year 2020/2021 are open.
Closing Date: 1 May 2020

Late applications may be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis for any courses that have remaining capacity.

Non-EU Closing Date: 1 March 2020
Non-EU Applicants: Information for Non-EU applicants may be found on the International Office Website
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PAC Application Information

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1. Choose Course
Firstly choose your course. Applicants can apply for up to three courses under one application. Details of taught courses are available on our online prospectus.

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Expand+CKE10: 1 Year full time.
CKE58: 2 Years Part Time

Additional Teaching Mode Information
The part-time option will be taught during weekday working hours and evening hours over 2 years. Taking the course part-time takes 24 months.

The part-tim...

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Entry Requirements

Expand+Applications will be considered from graduates of all disciplines. Applicants will normally have an honours primary degree at Second Class Honours level (2.2 or above) in any discipline. For North American students a cumulative GPA of 3.2 is normally...

Comment Who Teaches on the Programme
Eibhear Walshe
Mary Morrissy
Leanne O'Sullivan
Course Content

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Creative Writing allows us to interact with and shape our changing world; to study and influence artistic values and practices; and to cultivate inventive and authentic forms of expression. The UCC MA in Creative Writing encourages st...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Students take 90 credits as follows:
Part 1 (50 credits)
Core Modules
• EN6034 The Business of Writing (5 credits)

Elective Modules
Students take 45 credits from the following:
• EN6031 Poetry 1 (10 credits)
• EN6032 Fiction Workshop ...

Assessment Method Students are assessed continuously during the course, submitting specified creative work alongside commentaries on their own creative practice.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Skills and Careers Information
It provides an excellent foundation for a variety of writing careers, including authorship across a range of forms and styles, journalism, teaching and arts administration. The design of the MA will enable contacts wit...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Dr. Eibhear Walshe
+353 21 490 2584 / 490 2664 / 490 3677

Ms. Leanne O'Sullivan
+353 21 490 3891 / 490 2664 / 490 3677
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