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Creative Writing (Extended) (Taught)

Swansea University
Swansea, Wales
Full-time
€12,916.54/year
1530 Points
Duration
2 Years
Language
English

Program Description

The MA in Creative Writing is a uniquely inspirational programme that delivers integrated training in the writing of literary and media text. Taught by experienced writers of major profile, this course provides teaching on a range of genres including fiction, short story, poetry, drama, screenwriting and creative non-fiction. Your studies will connect with the unique literary culture of Wales, home to one of the oldest bardic traditions in Europe.

The Extended MA in Creative Writing (EMA) is a 240-credit postgraduate qualification that is equivalent to 120 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) and is thus a recognised Masters qualification throughout the European Union. The EMA is a standard UK MA plus an additional 60 credits (30 ECTS) and this additional coursework is undertaken in one semester at a partner institution overseas. The EMA is therefore not only an EU recognised postgraduate qualification it also adds a study abroad experience thus enhancing the qualification’s employability credentials.

Note:
Tuition fees for years of study after your first year are subject to an increase of 3%.

Entry Requirements

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Education
Degree from Greek State Technical Insitute TEI (Ptychio)
6.5
or
Bachelor's Degree
6.5
English Level
IELTS
6.5
or
Cambridge Proficiency (CPE)
C
or
Cambridge Advanced (CAE)
C
or
International Baccalaureate
5.0
or
IGCSE
C
or
Pearson Test of Academic Engl.
62
or
TOEFL (internet based)
88
Required Documents
Certified Copy of the Degree Certificate/Diploma
Certified Copy of the English Certification
ID Certified Copy
Passport Certified Copy
Portfolio Relevant to the Programme
Detailed Transcript
Student Visa
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Notes:

Entry Requirements:

  • A degree in a relevant discipline
  • A short portfolio of writing

Alternative English Language Qualifications:

  • Swansea ELTS test (SWELT): 6.5
  • INTO English Language Assessment: 176
  • CaMLA - Certificate of Proficiency in English (ECPE): 650
  • Euroexam @ C1 academic level: Pass

Curriculum

Modules

Varied modules include long fiction, writing radio drama, screenwriting, James Joyce and literary theory, global media and comparative journalism.

Drama writing is a particular teaching strength, and contains the relatively new and unexplored field of Dramaturgy.

Careers

As well as significantly improving your writing skills, you should develop oral communication skills by learning to present your ideas in a range of formats.

Graduates from this course enter a range of creative industries including:

  • publishing
  • broadcasting
  • marketing
  • advertising
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