M.A. /PGDip Writing for Creative and Professional Practice

Middlesex University | London , United Kingdom
At Middlesex we support and nurture the creative aspirations of writers from a diverse range of backgrounds, from novelists to poets, essayists, biographers, media professionals and more. Thats why we developed our course to be flexible and interdisciplinary, drawing on the expertise of a wide range of professional writers, publishers and media professionals to enable you to pursue your creative projects with expert guidance on writing persuasively, getting published and promoting your work.

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At Middlesex we support and nurture the creative aspirations of writers from a diverse range of backgrounds, from novelists to poets, essayists, biographers, media professionals and more. Thats why we developed our course to be flexible and interdisciplinary, drawing on the expertise of a wide range of professional writers, publishers and media professionals to enable you to pursue your creative projects with expert guidance on writing persuasively, getting published and promoting your work.

Course highlights:
  • Valuable course of study for a wide variety of writers and professionals who will benefit from transferable skills in creative thinking, persuasive writing and audience awareness
  • State-of-the-art facilities including brand new digital media suites, with expert guidance on digital platforms such as blogs, e-publishing, and social media
  • Direct involvement with the North London Literary Festival, which attracts speakers such as Fay Weldon, Andrew Motion, David Nicholls and Michele Roberts, providing valuable insights, networking opportunities and masterclasses from some of the UKs leading writers, publishers and literary figures
  • Teaching staff who are all actively engaged in either writing, publishing or research, ensuring that you have access to the very latest thinking, findings and contemporary debates in Writing for Creative and Professional Practice
  • Cross-curricular course structure to help enable you to collaborate with students who could enhance your creative projects, such as photographers and graphic designers

Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee
  • GBP 12250 Year (International)
  • GBP 8200 Year (EEA)

Tuition Fee for PG Dip :

  • UK/EU Students : £6,600
  • International Students:9,800
Start date
Credits (ECTS) 180 ECTS
Duration full-time 18 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Course Content

What you will study?

Taught by a diverse range of academics, writers, publishers and media practitioners, this course is divided into five modules taken over three terms (if studied full time). Each module is designed to be flexible, allowing you to bring your own writing interests and projects to the assignments while extending the boundaries of your current practice through self-reflection, research, analysis, and creative exploration.

There are two core modules on this course and additional module options covering more specialist areas of Writing for Creative and Professional Practice. The first two core modules are compulsory and you are required to take two further optional modules for a PG Diploma, plus a 60 credit Dissertation for the full MA.

English Language Requirements

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Requirements

We normally require a second class honours degree (2:2) or above in an appropriate subject. Candidates with other degrees are welcome to apply provided they can demonstrate appropriate levels of experience. Candidates without formal qualifications need to demonstrate relevant work experience and the ability to study at postgraduate level.

International entry requirements: We accept the equivalent of the above from a recognised overseas university, to find out more about the requirements from your country.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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