You will work on a specific project of your choice in a one to one correspondence with one of our distance tutors and engage with your peers during online workshops or conferences and annual summer schools. The generalist pathway offers a free choice of modules in prose fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction and dramatic forms, whilst the specialist pathway in Poetry, Prose Fiction or Creative Non-Fiction sees two of four modules, and a creative project, focusing on your chosen specialism.
All students give a reading from work in progress at our annual MA Showcase - previous events have been held in partnership with Lancaster Lit Fest and the Dukes theatre. Depending on which course you take you will study core modules within that subject and optional modules in the other subject.
I'm a bit fed up with people who don't understand that writing can be an academic hobby.
They think I should just write a book and why bother with time, effort and money studying it.
Our International Welcome Scholarship therefore offers eligible students between $8,000 and $11,000, depending on the course you study.
Find out what other scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose.Use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.You will need to outline your proposed project (a collection of short stories, poems, a script, extracts from a longer fiction, creative non-fiction or life writing piece) briefly in your application.Teaching is based on the workshop model and visits from writers, editors and agents provide an important component of campus study.Creative writing can make people laugh, cry, think from a new perspective and even shape the world.In this course you’ll explore literary forms from the short story to the sonnet, from the blog to the bildungsroman, and from pastoral to performance poetry.Go to the Luminary» The Flash Journal is an undergraduate run termly journal which publishes fiction, poetry, critical and hybrid work by current Lancaster undergrads.The brand new Open University course for October... I took my literature degree (50% CW) with them and I've been searching for a distance learning MA.Learn from scholars and established writers, ranging from short story writers and novelists who have published major works, to drama practitioners and performance theorists, and experts in English and Comparative Literature.Develop your skills in becoming an insightful thinker, an observant reader and an imaginative writer.