Colleges and Universities Offering Master of Arts in Creative Writing in Ireland

  • Course Name: Master of Arts in Creative Writing()
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Institutions Offering Master of Arts in Creative Writing

  •  University College Cork, Cork  
    Duration: 1 year full-time; 2 years part-time

    Course Outline:
    Students take 90 credits in total.
    Part I (50 credits)
    Core Module
    • EN6034 The Business of Writing (5 credits)
    Elective Modules
    Choose 45 credits from the following:
    • EN6031 Poetry I (10 credits)
    • EN6032 Fiction Workshop (10 credits)
    • EN6033 Writing the Self: Fiction & non-Fiction (10 credits)
    • EN6042 Creative Writing Workshop (5 credits)
    • EN6056 Craft of Fiction: The Novel (5 credits)
    • EN6057 Writing for the Media (5 credits)
    • EN6060 Poetry II: Mythology & Contemporary Poetry (10 credits)
    • EN6061 Poetry Workshop (5 credits)
    • EN6062 Craft of Fiction: The Short Story (5 credits)
    In order to ensure coherence and a good workload balance over the course of the programme, students will select their modules in consultation with the programme coordinator and other members of the Board of Studies as appropriate. Not all modules may be available every year.

    Part II
    • EN6040 Dissertation in Creative Writing (40 credits)
  •  University of Limerick, Limerick  
    Course entry requirments
    -A first or second class Level 8 honours degree (NFQ or other internationally recognised equivalent) but application is open to everyone, including applicants who do not have a primary degree but have what might be considered equivalent experience, perhaps in the arts, publishing, bookselling, writing, creativity or some related activity. Please note, we always receive more applications than we have places to offer.

    Course duration: 1 year full time
    2 years part time




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