Edinburgh Napier University: Creative Writing

InstitutionEdinburgh Napier University
Department School of Arts and Creative Industries
Web http://www.napier.ac.uk
Email studentrecruitment@napier.ac.uk
Telephone +44 (0)333 900 60 40
Study type Taught

Summary

If you want to make a career in writing, this course is for you. You already have talent and ideas, we'll add the expertise you need to approach your chosen market with confidence, originality and skill. No ambitions are out of bounds: we love commercial genre fiction and literary experiments equally.

We aim to ensure our graduates are equipped to succeed - and to change the culture they choose to enter. We will add expertise to your talent and ideas, while you learn in the company of industry experts on this innovative, inspiring course for emerging writers.

Our unique combination of genres and specialisms encourages and enables you to professionalise your practice as a writer. We put genres like science fiction, fantasy, crime and horror at the heart of our learning journey. Writing for young adult readers and graphic novels are just some of the options available to you as a student on our programme.

We take an innovative approach to the training and support of aspiring writers, driven by intellectual ambition and practical industry experience.

There are four strands to the programme:
•pre-writing skills, concepts and technique for full-length narratives
•writing practice for first person stories and a range of options
•experimental, theoretical and personal development work
•regular one-to-one editorial mentoring

Applications submitted after 31 July 2019 are not guaranteed to be considered for September 2019 entry.

Please visit our website for course details.

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