Creative Writing MA: Newcastle University, UK

Posted by: at 1/19/2017 12:09:00 am
New Delhi, 19th January, 2017: Creative Writing MA course allow the Students to advance their creative ability through practice, discussion and revision. This course helps one by making them aware of writing processes, professional writing and publishing. The staff has received national and international recognition for their work. The students work with them to prepare creative work for submission and publication.
Creative Writing MA: Newcastle University, UK


The course provides a unique opportunity to develop and hone the creative writing skills. Newcastle University teaches creative writing in four strands:

•prose writing

•poetry

•scriptwriting, with a unique emphasis on writing for radio

•creative non-fiction, with a unique emphasis on memoir writing, essay writing and biography

The courses will introduce the students to a wide range of subjects and areas in which writers are working professionally. The students will build their awareness and broaden the knowledge of writing opportunities. They will also consider ways of matching their skills to jobs. Also the students get to explore the many ways in which writing is produced, distributed and promoted to audiences. The guest speakers are practitioners and/or associated with the world of publishing and performance. Working with them, the students will explore the roles and importance of:

•agents

•editors

•reviewers

•social media

•new technology in contemporary publishing

REQUIRMENT: To study this course the students need to meet the Band 10 English Language requirements:

Direct Entry: IELTS 7.0 overall (with 6.5 in writing and a minimum of 6.0 in all other sub-skills)

Our typical English Language requirements are listed as IELTS scores but we also accept a wide range of English Language tests.  The students can also send their queries to india@ncl.ac.uk.

Below is the link to apply for this course - http://www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/apply/

About Newcastle University, UK:

Newcastle University is a major research-intensive university, located in Newcastle upon Tyne in the north-east of England.  It strives for world-class academic excellence- but excellence with a purpose.

Newcastle University was ranked 88th out of 800 universities from all over the world for ‘international outlook’ by The Times Higher Education Survey, which measures the ability of a university to attract undergraduates, postgraduates and faculty from all over the world.

The same publication also placed Newcastle University 10th in the UK in its 2015 Student Experience Survey and third in the country for the quality of staff and lecturers.

The International Student Barometer (ISB) Survey 2015, conducted by i-graduate, gave Newcastle University an overall satisfaction rating of 93% amongst its international students with strong scores for teaching, student support, living experience and campus facilities.

96% of international students say they were satisfied with the physical and digital library resources. Support from IT services received a 97% satisfaction score.

Newcastle University also achieved an overall satisfaction score of 91% in the latest National Student Survey. The result means that nine out of 10 students are happy with their time in Newcastle – placing it joint 6th in the UK against our comparator institutions.

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