MA (Creative Writing) (English)


NFQ Level 9, Major Award

The MA (Creative Writing) (English) may be taken full-time over 12 months or part-time over 24 months from the date of first registration for the programme.

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-time Option

Part-time students must take a minimum of 20 credits of taught modules in their first year. For part-time students, the Dissertation module is only available in the second year.

Postgraduate Certificate in Creative Writing (English)

Students passing modules to the value of at least 30 credits in Part I and achieving an aggregate pass mark of 40% overall in Part I (50 credits) may opt to exit the programme and be awarded a Postgraduate Certificate in Creative Writing (English).

Programme Requirements

For information about modules, module choice, options and credit weightings, please go to Programme Requirements