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Swansea University

Creative Writing, MA

Swansea University
In Singleton Park

£6,550
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Typology Master
Location Singleton park (Wales)
Start Different dates available
  • Master
  • Singleton park (Wales)
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Description

Students study two compulsory modules and four optional modules in part-one and a dissertation, a portfolio in a genre of their choosing in part-two.

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Where and when
Starts Location
Different dates available
Singleton Park
University Of Wales Swansea, SA2 8PP, Swansea, Wales
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Starts Different dates available
Location
Singleton Park
University Of Wales Swansea, SA2 8PP, Swansea, Wales
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To take into account

· Requirements

The typical entry requirement is a first degree in a relevant discipline, normally an lower second or above or equivalent, and a short portfolio of writing. Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.5.

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What you'll learn on the course

Conflict
Politics
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IT
Creative Writing
Radio
Writing
Trauma
Media
Literature

Course programme

Modules

Disclaimer: Module selection options may change.

MA 1 Year Full-time

Year 1 (Level 7 PGT)

FHEQ 7 Taught Masters / PGDip / PGCert

Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules

Compulsory Modules - Selective

Choose Minimum Of 40 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Students must select two of the three TB1 modules listed below. YOu may if you wish take all three.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceEN-M34Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Long Fiction 1EN-M35Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Genre: Writing for the StageEN-M36Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Poetry 1

AND

Optional Modules

Choose Minimum Of 60 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Please select upto four modules from below Alternatively you may select Three from below, and select one module from Options 2 listed below. Students must have an equal number of modules in each semester overall

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceEN-M38Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Art of The Short StoryEN-M40Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Poetry 2EN-M57Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Writing Radio DramaEN-M68Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Creative Non-Fiction MS-M01Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Screenwriting

AND

Options 2: English Literature / Language / Media Modules

Choose Maximum Of 20 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Credits permitting you may select ONE module from below from Either TB. Students must select 60 credits in each teaching block overall.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceEN-M67Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Angela CarterEN-M69Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20James Joyce and Literary TheoryEN-M74Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Neo-Victorian Mutinies: Gender & Racial Trauma in Neo-Victorian Fiction (& Film)EN-M77Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Queer Middle Ages: Bodies, Textuality and ObjectsEN-M79Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20After Macbeth: Stage and Screen AdaptationEN-M82Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Was Eve Framed? Theorising the Medieval Walled GardenMSDM01Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20The Digital RevolutionMSDM03Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Digital Edge: Contemporary Issues and TrendsMSDM04Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Business and Politics of Digital MediaMSJM01Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Global MediaMSJM03Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Comparative JournalismMSJM40Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Risk ReportingMSJM99Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Terrorism, Conflict and The Media

Year 2 (Level 7 PGT)

FHEQ 7 Taught Masters Dissertation

Students choose 60 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules

Part- Two Dissertation

Choose Exactly 60 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Following successful completion of Part-1, students take the 60 credit Dissertation module listed below

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceENMD00Semester 1 and Semester 2 (Sep-Jun Taught)60Creative Writing Dissertation

MA 3 Year Part-time

Year 1 (Level 7 PGT)

FHEQ 7 Taught Masters / PGDip / PGCert

Students choose 60 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules

Compulsory Modules Selective

Choose Maximum Of 40 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Over the course of the programme you must take TWO compulsory Modules from below. You may take two this year, or one this year and one in the second year. You may not take the same module twice.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceEN-M34Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Long Fiction 1EN-M35Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Genre: Writing for the StageEN-M36Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Poetry 1

AND

Optional Modules

Choose Maximum Of 40 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Select sufficient modules from below to ensure 60 credits accross the year.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceEN-M38Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Art of The Short StoryEN-M40Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Poetry 2EN-M57Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Writing Radio DramaEN-M68Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Creative Non-Fiction MS-M01Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Screenwriting

AND

Options 2

Choose Maximum Of 20 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Credits permitting you may select ONE module from below from Either TB

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceEN-M67Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Angela CarterEN-M69Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20James Joyce and Literary TheoryEN-M74Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Neo-Victorian Mutinies: Gender & Racial Trauma in Neo-Victorian Fiction (& Film)EN-M77Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Queer Middle Ages: Bodies, Textuality and ObjectsEN-M79Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20After Macbeth: Stage and Screen AdaptationEN-M82Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Was Eve Framed? Theorising the Medieval Walled GardenMSDM01Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20The Digital RevolutionMSDM03Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Digital Edge: Contemporary Issues and TrendsMSDM04Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Business and Politics of Digital MediaMSJM01Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Global MediaMSJM03Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Comparative JournalismMSJM40Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Risk ReportingMSJM99Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Terrorism, Conflict and The Media

Year 2 (Level 7 PGT)

FHEQ 7 Taught Masters / PGDip / PGCert

Students choose 60 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules

Compulsory Modules Selective

Choose Maximum Of 20 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Over the course of the programme you must take TWO compulsory Modules from below. If you took one last year please take the outstanding compulsory module this year. You may not take the same module twice.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceEN-M34Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Long Fiction 1EN-M35Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Genre: Writing for the StageEN-M36Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Poetry 1

AND

Optional Modules

Choose Maximum Of 40 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Select sufficient modules from below to ensure 60 credits accross the year.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceEN-M38Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Art of The Short StoryEN-M40Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Poetry 2EN-M57Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Writing Radio DramaEN-M68Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Creative Non-Fiction MS-M01Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Screenwriting

AND

Options 2

Choose Maximum Of 20 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Credits permitting you may select ONE module from below from Either TB

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceEN-M67Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Angela CarterEN-M69Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20James Joyce and Literary TheoryEN-M74Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Neo-Victorian Mutinies: Gender & Racial Trauma in Neo-Victorian Fiction (& Film)EN-M77Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Queer Middle Ages: Bodies, Textuality and ObjectsEN-M79Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20After Macbeth: Stage and Screen AdaptationEN-M82Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Was Eve Framed? Theorising the Medieval Walled GardenMSDM01Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20The Digital RevolutionMSDM03Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Digital Edge: Contemporary Issues and TrendsMSDM04Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Business and Politics of Digital MediaMSJM01Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Global MediaMSJM03Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Comparative JournalismMSJM40Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Risk ReportingMSJM99Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Terrorism, Conflict and The Media

Year 3 (Level 7 PGT)

FHEQ 7 Taught Masters Dissertation

Students choose 60 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules

Part- Two Dissertation

Choose Exactly 60 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Following successful completion of Part-1 students take the 60 credit Dissertation module listed below

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceENMD00Semester 1 and Semester 2 (Sep-Jun Taught)60Creative Writing Dissertation

Additional information

Tuition fees


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

You can find further information on fees and how to pay on our tuition fees page.

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page.

International students and part-time study: If you require a Tier 4 student visa you must be studying full-time. If you are in the UK under a different visa category, it may be possible for you to study part-time. Please see our part-time study and visas page for more information.

Current students: You can find further information of your fee costs on our tuition fees page.