|Study location||United Kingdom, Sheffield|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||£16,000 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
At least a 2:1 or the international equivalent in English, or a combined degree including a substantial element of English Literature
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 7.5 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
These should be supplied and signed by academic staff at institutions where you have studied previously. They must be presented on the official letter-headed paper of the relevant institution. If you have been out of education for the last two years, you can send one academic reference plus one from your current employer if you wish.
You’ll study contemporary creative writing and develop your skills in different genres and styles.
You’ll also develop and explore your own writing through practical workshops.
You’ll complete two core modules, optional modules and a dissertation. Your final portfolio of work may take the form of short stories, a novel extract, script or poetry.
Our teaching team includes poet and broadcaster Professor Simon Armitage, poet and translator Dr Agnes Lehoczy and highly respected editor and scholar Professor Adam Piette.
Choose two from:
Creative Writing: Fiction 1
Creative Writing: Fiction 2
Creative Writing: Poetry 1
Creative Writing: Poetry 2
A range including:
‘Tales of the City’: The Living Space in Contemporary American Fiction
Contemporary British Poetry
Memory and Narrative in Contemporary Literature
Language and Literature in the Workplace
Study of Texts
A creative writing dissertation
Fiction writers and dramatists: 12,000 words of creative work.
Poets: 50 poems or equivalent.
All students complete a 3,000-word critical essay.