ie/englishanddrama/graduatestudies/maprogrammes/creativewriting University of South Wales A 2-year part-time Master’s Degree for writers of fiction and poets.
A unique flexible-learning scheme which offers students the opportunity to develop their book-length manuscript under the expert guidance of University tutors and prize-winning writers.
Faculty accommodation may be available for free or for a reasonable rental rate; candidates should inquire well in advance of arrival.
The following is a list of organisations who regularly provide writers’ courses and workshops.
University of Limerick This one-year programme enables students to develop their skills in creative writing through careful consideration of the work of established writers; through study of the elements and formal structures of a piece of creative writing; through assignments that enable students to employ and master strategies for revision and refinement of their work; and through an understanding of the requirements of the submission and publication process.
We’re pleased to be partnering with The Open University to bring a day of advice on the writing and publishing process.T: 020 8223 0401 / 020 8985 0090 E: [email protected] Arvon Foundation, England Residential creative writing courses covering many genres, including poetry, fiction, stage drama, and writing for TV and radio. Garsdale Retreat Clough View, Garsdale Head, Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5PW The Garsdale Retreat runs a serious of short courses with leading writers as tutors and guest readers in poetry, musical theatre, fiction, and performance poetry.Garrett Carr is a lecturer in creative writing at Queen’s University Belfast.He has an MA in Art History, an MPhil in Geography and a Ph D in Creative Writing.The Centre's website is currently being transferred to the webpages of the new School of English, but will soon be up and running.The Centre's MA in Poetry Studies, now entering its eighth year, will now be a DCU programme, and is currently open for applications.The course as a whole encourages and supports a full exploration of the creative self while also maintaining a strong vocational emphasis. University College Dublin The MA in Creative Writing is a one year course of lectures, seminars, workshops and supervision meetings which aims to provide committed writers with taught classes on theories and practices of writing, and supervision of a major writing project.This MA thus builds on existing strengths at NUI Galway in the diverse arts of writing for page and stage, screen and daily papers. ie/OWC/ Queens University Belfast This MA in Creative Writing course is designed to equip students to use their literary talents to the best of their ability, to encourage their development as independent writers and self-reflective lifelong learners, and to provide them with a broad understanding of the literary marketplace and of the commercial aspects of literary production. Wilde Centre for Irish Writing, School of English, Trinity College Dublin Focusing on the practical business of writing, rewriting and editing, the programme also includes an introduction to the publishing industry, a series of lectures by established writers in a wide range of genres, and the opportunity to take one of the specialised options offered to students on the M. Heaney Centrefor Poetry/Research/MAin Creative Writing/ University College Cork The UCC MA in Creative Writing encourages students to be curious about literature, to pursue creative excellence and to develop their writing in a university atmosphere.