Literature, Drama and Creative Writing

MA CREATIVE WRITING SCRIPTWRITING (PART TIME)

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MA CREATIVE WRITING SCRIPTWRITING (PART TIME)

Start Year
2020
Attendance
Part Time
Award
Degree of Master of Arts
Duration (years)
2

Assessment for Year 1

You’ll be independently assessed for each module – through an analytical essay, original creative writing and working process materials.

Your modules will be worth 20 credits each (with the exception of Research Methodology which is worth 10 credits) and the dissertation is weighted at 90 credits.

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Assessment for Year 2

You’ll be independently assessed for each module – through an analytical essay, original creative writing and working process materials.

Your modules will be worth 20 credits each (with the exception of Research Methodology which is worth 10 credits) and the dissertation is weighted at 90 credits.

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1st year of study.

Assessment for Year 1

You’ll be independently assessed for each module – through an analytical essay, original creative writing and working process materials.

Your modules will be worth 20 credits each (with the exception of Research Methodology which is worth 10 credits) and the dissertation is weighted at 90 credits.

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Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring, review and update of modules. Where this activity leads to significant (but not minor) changes to programmes and their constituent modules, the University will endeavour to consult with students and others. It is also possible that the University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. In some cases optional modules can have limited places available and so you may be asked to make additional module choices in the event you do not gain a place on your first choice. Where this is the case, the University will inform students.

2nd year of study.

Assessment for Year 2

You’ll be independently assessed for each module – through an analytical essay, original creative writing and working process materials.

Your modules will be worth 20 credits each (with the exception of Research Methodology which is worth 10 credits) and the dissertation is weighted at 90 credits.

Admissions Live Chat   
Apply   
Open Days   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring, review and update of modules. Where this activity leads to significant (but not minor) changes to programmes and their constituent modules, the University will endeavour to consult with students and others. It is also possible that the University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. In some cases optional modules can have limited places available and so you may be asked to make additional module choices in the event you do not gain a place on your first choice. Where this is the case, the University will inform students.

Entry Requirements

Degree classification

Bachelors (Hons) degree - 2.1 or equivalent preferred, but not essential

Degree subject

Any subject

Additional entry requirements

Candidates will be expected to submit a portfolio of writing for assessment - up to 30 pages of dramatic script/screenplay.

Students for whom english is a foreign language

We welcome applications from students whose first language is not English. To ensure such students benefit from postgraduate study, we require evidence of proficiency in English. Our usual entry requirements are as follows:

  • IELTS: 7.0 (minimum 6.0 in each section and 7.0 in writing)

  • PTE (Pearson): 65 (minimum 50 in each section and 65 in writing)

Test dates should be within two years of the course start date.

Other tests, including Cambridge English exams and the Trinity Integrated Skills in English are also accepted by the university. The full list of accepted tests can be found here: Accepted English Language Tests

INTO UEA also run pre-sessional courses which can be taken prior to the start of your course. For further information and to see if you qualify please contact intopre-sessional@uea.ac.uk

Intakes

This course is open to UK, EU and International applicants. The annual intake for this course is in September each year.

Please note that those candidates offered a place on the course will not be able to defer their offer to the next year if they are unable to take up the offer of a place, however they are welcome to reapply the next year.

Course Reference Number: 665086

Fees and Funding

Tuition fees

Tuition fees for the academic year 2020/21 are:

  • UK/EU Students: £7,850

  • International Students: £16,400

If you choose to study part-time, the fee per annum will be half the annual fee for that year, or a pro-rata fee for the module credit you are taking (only available for UK/EU students).

Living Expenses

We estimate living expenses at £1,015 per month.

Scholarships and Awards:

There are a variety of scholarships and studentships available to postgraduate applicants in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities. For further information relevant to the School of Literature and Creative Writing, please click here.

Course related costs

Please see Additional Course Fees for details of other course-related costs.

Course Reference Number: 665086

How to apply

Applications for Postgraduate Taught programmes at the University of East Anglia should be made directly to the University.

To apply please use our online application form.

FURTHER INFORMATION

If you would like to discuss your individual circumstances prior to applying please do contact us:

Postgraduate Admissions Office
Tel: +44 (0)1603 591515
Email: admissions@uea.ac.uk

International candidates are also encouraged to access the International Students section of our website.

Course Reference Number: 665086
Key details
Attendance
Part Time
Award
Degree of Master of Arts
Duration (years)
2
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