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Cardiff Metropolitan University

English and Creative Writing

MA English & Creative Writing is a rewarding taught degree, combining the study of English with the theoretical and practical component of fiction writing. The English part of the degree analyses historic and contemporary textual representations of place, theorising cultural practices of location and space. The Creative Writing modules are specifically designed to develop you as a writer of fiction.
Duration 1 year full-time; 2 years part-time
Level MA, Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma
Cost UK Tuition Fees 2012/13: £3,760.00. Overseas Tuition Fees: £10,000.00.
One of the great strengths of the programme is its flexibility. MA English and Creative Writing can be studied either full or part time. Modules can be taken individually, allowing you to control the pace and depth of your postgraduate study. Programme delivery is enhanced by the university’s commitment to e-learning. Cardiff has one of the largest media and creative-industry sectors outside London, including BBC Wales, ITV Wales, S4C, BBC Cymru Wales, the Western Mail and Wales on Sunday. MA English & Creative Writing is perfectly situated to draw on this experience. There are a number of ways you can undertake postgraduate study with us. If you wish, you can simply take individual modules (perhaps just one, or more, depending on your interest). If you wish to go further, you might choose to complete a Postgraduate Certificate (three modules chosen from a postgraduate programme). Further still, you might wish to undertake a Postgraduate Diploma (six modules from one of our programmes). Or you might wish to go for a Master's Degree, submitting a dissertation after completing the six taught modules. It's completely up to you. All options are taught either full or part time. All teaching is done in the evening, full time on Mondays and Wednesdays, part time just one evening a week. Assessment occurs through a variety of approaches, including written assignments, annotated bibliographies, synopsis of creative work, poster presentations, reflective blog, seminar presentations, portfolio, and dissertation.
Applicants should usually have a first or upper second-class honours degree, in a relevant subject. Students that meet the criteria may be invited for interview.
Typical Modules include: Literature and Landscapes, Writing The City, Short Story Writing, Novel Writing, Critical Practice, Researching Humanities.
Contact Information
Institution Cardiff Metropolitan University
Cardiff School of Education
Cyncoed Campus, Cyncoed Road,
Cardiff, Wales
CF23 6XD

Tel: Student Recruitment Team: 029 2041 6044 / Dr. Spencer Jordan: 029 2041 7246
Fax: +44 (0)29 2041 6986
Department: Cardiff School of Education
Contact Name: Dr. Spencer Jordan, Programme Leader
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