In addition to the course itself the University supports a number of reading and social events in which you would be able to participate, as well as the publication of a course anthology showcasing students' work.
Study can either be full-time over one year, or part-time over two.
The main educational aims of the programme are:
The programme will provide students with the opportunity to develop and demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of:
The creative project will be a significant piece of creative writing which you will produce under the supervision of a tutor with experience of the genre of your choice. Regular individual tutorials will be held with the writer to discuss your work in progress. The final project will be submitted, with a supporting reflective essay, in which you will be encouraged to reflect critically on the nature of your own practice.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Book IELTS
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Minimum required score:
The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).
A good standard of education and a first degree in a relevant subject is usually required for entry to a Master´s programme.
International students applying for study at postgraduate level will normally be required to show evidence of sufficient command of the English language to be able to follow their course, undertake research and produce writing without major linguistic difficulties. For example, this is usually the Cambridge Advanced or Proficiency Certificate, IELTS minimum score of 6.5, TOEFL minimum score of 575.
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