Creative Writing and PublishingCity University London
Price on request
- Islington (England)
What you'll learn on the course
Skills and Training
You will acquire knowledge and understanding through a mix of formal lectures, writing workshops, individual tutorials, group project work, seminar contributions, study visits, work attachments, project work and independent learning and research. Visiting speakers, including guest authors, agents and publishing professionals, are invited regularly to support your learning and module projects and to contextualise other knowledge and skills you'll learn on the programme.
You are encouraged, through a variety of strategies, to reflect on professional practice and professional frameworks during all of your applied work.Course Structure
You will have the option of studying full-time over one year, or two years part-time. If you choose to study part-time, the first year will focus on modules which develop your understanding of Storytelling and of the practice of Creative Writing in different genres.Term 1
You will start two core modules, which extend into term two:
- Storytelling module
- Creative Writing Workshop.
In your other term one modules you will join the MA Publishers in modules called Creating and Managing Intellectual Property and Digistisation and Publishing.Term 2
You will choose from modules options:
- Including a Professional Placement
- Developing Creative Content module
- Designing Interactive Media module.
To gain your MA, you will also complete a Major Project, which can focus on either creative writing, a publishing project, or an analytical study of an aspect of professional publishing practice which interests you. While working on your Major Project, you will learn in a supportive environment with feedback and advice from leading writers and industry professionals.
Teaching and Assessment
The Creative Writing Workshop module builds on the format of our successful MAs in Creative Writing by asking you to complete short writing assignments for review by the module leader as well as by your peers. For this and the Storytelling module, you will be assessed through an individual assessment, which may include a portfolio of creative writing, a substantial piece of redrafted creative writing with an accompanying self-reflective essay or a critical academic essay or a researched book...