Tell us a little about yourself. My first career was as a librarian. Then, in my thirties, I took a correspondence course in journalism and earned my first pay packet as a writer with an anniversary piece about Citroen cars in Autocar and Motor magazine.
Read more detailed information about the learning outcomes. You should apply for credit transfer as soon as possible, before you register for your first module.
You will have the opportunity of being presented at a degree ceremony. Recognition in your country If you intend to use your Open University qualifications to seek work or undertake further study outside the UK, we recommend checking whether your intended qualification will meet local requirements for your chosen career.
Read recognition in my country. MA in Creative Writing Entry requirements To register for this postgraduate study you should have a UK honours degree or recognised equivalent. Ideally your undergraduate degree will be in creative writing or English, such as our BA Hons English Literature and Creative Writing Q86or a closely related subject.
You should be aware that a degree classification of at least 2: It is expected that your spoken and written English will also be of an adequate standard for postgraduate study.
Please see their website for details. How long it takes Modules on this MA are studied during a fixed period each year. The minimum overall time in which it is possible to complete the qualification is two years, studying the modules consecutively.
If you do not study the modules consecutively, you must have completed them by a maximum of 10 years to qualify for the degree. If you are aiming for an academic career in higher education, this qualification will provide a route towards a higher level research or writing practice degree e.
PhDwhich is essential for such a career. A Masters degree can help to enhance your career prospects as a teacher in secondary and higher education HE ; most HE creative writing teaching now demands an MA in the subject.
If your aim is to enter professions associated with the media, culture, creative or knowledge industries, or if you already have a career in one of these areas and are seeking a further qualification as a means of career development, then a Masters degree, supplemented by relevant skills and experience, can prove invaluable.
This degree is pertinent to those careers that directly call upon knowledge of the craft of writing, editing and critiquing for instance, journalism, publishing, copywriting. It may also be relevant for careers that demand skills in the creative use and analysis of texts of various sorts, critical thinking and organisation, and understanding of culture in a broad sense.
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Excited because I can now stop panicking, it’s too late for panicking. Nervous because I have met a few of my fellow students via Facebook and they are already proving what a talented bunch they are. 1 Writing what you know.
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Take a look at all Open University courses. Experience of creative writing modules, provided by adult education departments or by organisations like the Open College of the Arts or the Arvon Foundation, is also relevant.
If you have any doubt about the suitability of the module, please speak to an adviser. Creative writing This module takes a student-centred approach to creative writing, offering a range of strategies to help you develop as a writer. The emphasis is highly practical, with exercises and activities designed to ignite and sustain the writing impulse.