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M.A. English with Creative Writing

Offered by: The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC)
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Exam BodyThe University of Nottingham, UK
Course DurationFT:1 year PT:2-3 Years
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Fees36800/course
Fees (International Student)44200/course
CampusMalaysia
FacultyFaculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryUnited Kingdom
Level of StudyMasters Degree Level
Field of StudyLanguages (National language & other languages)
Mode of StudyBy Coursework
Course Description

The School of English, renowned for its excellence in research and teaching, offers a masters in creative writing led by published authors and poets. The MA in English with Creative Writing brings together creative and critical practices, exploring the writing process within the contexts of publication and professional writing.

This degree is particularly relevant to students who are keen to develop creative writing skills in a professional capacity. However, it also includes selections from modules in english language and literature, which complimentany career path within the larger field of English studies. Obtaining an MA degree demonstrates a high level of knowledge in a specific field. It can enhance your employability, prepare you for further academic research, and assist in vocational training.

The full-time MA English with Creative Writing lasts 12 months and is divided into two semesters and a summer period. You will take four 15-credit modules per semester. You will then complete a Creative Project over the summer to be submitted in September. 

Curriculum

Typical core modules 

Fiction: Form and Context
 
Poetry: Form and Context
 
Creative Writing Workshop
 
Creative Writing Conventions and Techniques
 
What is Literature?  
 
English: Dissertation in Creative Writing
 

Typical optional modules (choose only one) 

Grammar and Discourse
 
Literature and Modernity
Entry Requirements

A relevant second class honours degree (or international equivalent). Mature applicants without any standard entry requirements but with substantial and relevant experience may be considered. Non-UK qualifications will be assessed against this standard.

Malaysians applying as a matured student without the standard entry requirements but with substantial and relevant work experience (and have successfully passed APEL’s assessment through Malaysian Qualifications Agency) at an appropriate level may be considered. Admission is at the discretion of the School.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic): 6.5 (with no less than 6.0 in each element)

TOEFL (iBT): 87 (minimum 20 in Speaking and 19 in all other elements)

PTE (Academic): 62 (with no less than 55 in each element)

MUET: Band 4

IELTS, TOEFL and PTE (Academic) test results must be less than two years old and all IELTS must be the academic version of the test. MUET results are valid for five years from the date of the release of results.

Intake Months

September

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.


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