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Cardiff Metropolitan University: English Literature and Creative Writing

Institution Cardiff Metropolitan University
Department Department of Humanities
Telephone 029 2041 6010
Study type Taught


The MA English Literature and Creative Writing is a rewarding taught degree taught by published writers and researchers. The course provides you with the perfect opportunity to combine your love of studying literature with the ambition to write your own.

Our English Literature modules take you on an exhilarating literary journey using texts from the eighteenth century to the present day. Drawing on research expertise from the Romantic period to contemporary literature we explore a range of literary forms and delve into subjects such as historical and contemporary representations of place, the politics of genre fiction, and the representation of gender and sexuality.

Our creative writing modules aim to support you while you develop and hone your creative and critical writing skills across the fields of fiction, creative non-fiction, script and poetry.

Throughout the programme you will have opportunities to explore multiple genres, attend regular peer workshops, learn from industry experts and hone your craft. Our wider academic community is dynamic so you will also have the chance to take part in additional activities which can include, but are not limited to, open mics, guest speakers, archive and museum visits, poetry readings and more.

You can take our MA English Literature and Creative Writing to prepare your work for publication or enhance your career in the creative arts, education, and heritage industries. This degree will also develop your research skills and help you specialise in an area of literary study or creative practice which can pave the way for doctoral study.

We have expertise across a number of fields and our academic community is vibrant and dynamic with strong industry links.

One of the great strengths of our MA English Literature and Creative Writing programme is its flexibility. The degree can be studied either full or part-time, and classes are scheduled in the evenings. Modules can be taken individually, allowing you to control the pace and depth of your postgraduate study. Programme delivery is enhanced by the University's commitment to e-learning .


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