Have you always wanted to write but never had the time, the focus, the space, or the encouragement?
The DCU MA in Creative Writing aims to unlock the writer in you through an immersion in Drama, Poetry and Fiction.
This exciting new course offers an opportunity for early-career and emerging writers to spend a year working with professional writers in a supportive and intellectually stimulating environment to develop their work and to foster connections with the wider literary community.
The DCU MA in Creative Writing offers intensive, hands-on courses in the writing of drama, poetry, screenwriting and prose fiction, as well as tailored courses in critical reading and creative practice.
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Year 1 Core Modules:
Year 1 Optional Modules -
General Entry Requirements
For admission to the MA in Creative Writing, successful applicants will have -
A degree at the level of an Irish or UK Honours undergraduate degree (H2.2 or above) or equivalent, in a Humanities discipline but holders of other degrees or appropriate professional experience should provide information in their personal statement.
Applicants with appropriate combinations of professional qualifications and experience may also be considered. This includes discipline-specific knowledge and know-how; transferable skills; basic research competency; personal effectiveness.
IELTS ACADEMIC Composite score of 6.5 or above, with no less than 6.0 in any one component
TOEFL iBT Total Score of 92
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Journalism (online, radio & print)
Directing & producing in theatre, film, radio, television
Librarian & bookselling
Web content creators/managers.
The Theatre sector/ Playwrights/ Literary managers/ Dramaturges
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