XAP-American College Dublin: Creative Writing
|Institution||XAP-American College Dublin|
|Telephone||0353 1676 8939|
This course examines the process and practice of producing prose fiction. Within a critical workshop and mentoring format students are provided with tuition and advice in completing either a novel or a short story collection. A graduate of the program will be in a position to consider submission of a complete and polished work to a literary agent or publisher. He or she will also be prepared for participation in a range of complementary fields such as journalism, publishing, editing, online writing, advertising, marketing and teaching. The degree develops a broad spectrum of transferable skills, including advanced and adaptable writing techniques informed responsive to critical and editorial commentary, self-management and organizational competencies, and a high level of expertise in understanding and locating creative work within a historical and critical context.
Master of Fine Arts - MFA (PG)
|Level||NFQ Level 9|
An honours bachelor degree in a cognate discipline may be an advantage but is not a necessity for entry to the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing. The principal requirements for admission to the programme are demonstration of a sufficient interest in the activity of creative writing and furnishing of evidence of an ability to undertake and benefit from a course of master’s level study and tuition in creative writing. An applicant for the MFA should submit to the Admissions Office a statement of approximately 500 words of his or her interest in undertaking the course and a portfolio of his or her prose writing. The portfolio may consist of a single piece of writing or of a collection of up to four samples; the entire length of the portfolio should be approximately 3000 words. The applicant will also be required to attend an interview (in person or by means of the internet).
|Location||American College Dublin|
2 Merrion Square
|England||10000 EUR for Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||10000 EUR for Year 1|
|Scotland||10000 EUR for Year 1|
|Wales||10000 EUR for Year 1|
|Channel Islands||10000 EUR for Year 1|
|International||10000 EUR for Year 1|
|EU||10000 EUR for Year 1|
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