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Master in Creative Writing (MA) - Brunel University

Brunel University London
On campus
 3749 Points
1 Year
Apply date
Jul 2024
Start date
Sep 2024

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Program Description

The master in Creative Writing (MA) is designed to equip you with a broad range of advanced creative writing skills and academic accreditation for your creative work.

Teaching is delivered in the master in Creative Writing (MA) by some of the most talented and original wordsmiths working today. Between them, they have published over 100 books, produced countless scripts for TV, radio, and film, and won umpteen awards.

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Build an advanced knowledge on the current theory and practice of writing in the community and develop an understanding of the role of the writer in arts initiatives and creative industries.

The Novel

Gain a deeper insight into the structure of a novel and develop the techniques to critically assess a variety of novel forms and genres at a professional industry level.


Learn how to employ language innovatively to create new poetry and create a sustained body of work that showcases a range of technical approaches.


Take your ideas from the page to the screen by building an advanced knowledge of the production and reception of different genres of screenwriting.

Course Content

You will study two compulsory pathway-specific modules and two optional modules, plus the dissertation. Your dissertation project involves the production of a substantial and original piece of extended writing.



Compulsory Modules

General Modules:
Elements of Fiction
Writers at Work

The Novel:
Elements of Fiction
Planning a Novel

Elements of Poetry
Towards a Poetry Collection

Elements of Screenwriting
Developing a Screenplay

Creative Writing Dissertation

Optional Modules

(choose two):
Reviewing & Criticism
Creative Careers
Feature Journalism
Exploring Human Development

Jobs - Careers

  • Journalism
  • Publishing
  • Advertising
  • Television
  • Radio
  • The Internet

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