Creative Writing Practice & Study MLitt

School of Humanities

Develop your writing practice and refine your area of expertise, with a course that will have you feeling like a writer from the very start

Date of entry

January 2021

Start date

January 2021

Duration

12 months

Study mode

Full Time

Location

Dundee City Campus

Translate your creative interests into a postgraduate degree that has flexibility, and learn how to write in a productive, intellectually stimulating, and highly creative way.

You will learn how to create and develop your own writing practice through a series of creative and practical workshops. You'll build a significant folio of creative work, and develop this into work of a standard that is ready for formal presentation.

We are highly engaged in the world of contemporary publishing, and offer you the opportunity to meet with writers and publishers from around the UK and beyond.  You'll be able to take part in a varied and exciting range of literary activities, including publishing events, readings, festivals, and magazines.

Our students write novels, stories, poetry, monologues, as well as exploring creativity in non-fiction, essays, journalism, reviewing, and writing for the theatre.

You will also learn how to present and talk about your work with authority and confidence, in the context of literary studies and a knowledge of the creative marketplace, while also learning how to read others' writing with sensitivity, intelligence and critical awareness.

In addition, you'll explore the details of publishing, finding agents, setting your work in a context and making the important connection between the scale and shape of your writing and your aspirations for it.

There will be opportunities to undertake specialist master classes with top-name authors, and go on visits to sites of special interest.

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