About the programme
The programme enables you to focus in depth on your own creative practice at a pace which allows for work and family commitments.
This Online Learning programme offers the same qualification as the on-campus programme but the programme content and method of delivery are designed for online learning.
- How you will be taught:
- individually, for tutor/student consultations
- in small groups for writing forums
- as a class (or split class) for webinars
- in small autonomous learning groups for literary studies
- We expect you to:
- spend, on average, between 10-12 hours per week on coursework
- engage with and contribute to all course components
- produce work regularly and consult with tutors at agreed times
- have excellent written communication skills
- have a willingness to give and receive constructive peer critique
- Aims - The programme aims:
- to identify and build on writing strengths
- to expand creative vision
- to advance creative, technical and critical skills
- to develop an energetic, responsive and inspired community of perceptive readers and adventurous writers
- Outcomes - by the end of the programmes you will have:
- addressed a wide range of questions relating to your own practice
- developed the skills required to offer constructive criticism to peers
- learned how to process and act upon criticism received
- honed your writing and editorial skills
- produced a substantial body of quality work
The programme will combine synchronous and asynchronous activities. For synchronous activities, time zones will be taken into consideration.
"This programme is fantastic, rigorous, instructive, enjoyable (I could go on and on) and the course load is perfect for students who have other full-time obligations."
First year, MSc Creative Writing by Online Learning
This article was published on Jun 28, 2013