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Creative Writing

University of St Andrews

Content

The MLitt in Creative Writing develops original work while providing critical and creative study in either poetry or prose. The MLitt offers practice-based, technically and creatively oriented tuition by leading contemporary authors with an emphasis on the development of individual style, and the goal of literary excellence.

Compulsory module include: Research skills for creative writers (an introduction to primary skills such as proofreading and copy-editing; the literary marketplace, and the roles of editors, publishers, agents and festival organisers; the use of IT resources and library materials) There are prose and poetry options to choose from this module.

You can exit early with the PgDip Creative Writing.

Entry Requirements

2:1 Honours degree. However, a candidate who demonstrates outstanding writing abilities may be accepted on the basis of an equivalent qualification (for example, a body of published work or a relevant professional qualification), but such cases are entirely at the discretion of staff and require decanal approval.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MLitt/MFA

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Faculty

Faculty of Arts

Department

English

SCQF Level

11

Career Sectors

Advertising, Marketing and PR

Journalism

Media and Broadcasting

Publishing and Writing