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Creative Writing

Edinburgh Napier University

Venues

Merchiston Campus

Content

If you want to make a career in writing, this course is for you. You already have talent and ideas, we'll add the expertise you need to approach your chosen market with confidence, originality and skill. No ambitions are out of bounds: we love commercial genre fiction and literary experiments equally.

Our unique combination of genres and specialisms encourages and enables you to professionalise your practice as a writer. We put genres like science fiction, fantasy, crime and horror at the heart of our learning journey. Writing for young adult readers and graphic novels are just some of the options available to you as a student on our programme.

Modules include:
Beyond Narrative; Creating Narrative - Writer's Toolkit; Creating Narratives; Narrative Practice Vocational Skillset; Writing Practice First Person Narrative; Major Project.

Entry Requirements

A 2:2 Honours degree in any discipline with relevant writing experience.

Once your application is received, you may be contacted by the Programme Leader with an invitation to submit a sample of writing: this is the second stage in selection. Please do not send writing samples with your initial application, as a detailed brief and deadline will be provided. The final stage in the selection process is an interview: for international applicants, this is conducted by telephone.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MA

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years

Department

English

SCQF Level

11

Career Sectors

Advertising, Marketing and PR

Journalism

Media and Broadcasting

Publishing and Writing