An introductory creative writing course designed to acquaint students with the craft of creative writing and the skills that will be required in subsequent creative writing workshops. It has a number of distinctive features. This is how you develop your wings. The student will become familiar with the most important features of psychoanalytic criticism, Marxism and feminism and examine the meaning of structuralism and post-structuralism. The study of a Creative Writing degree is usually undertaken with an aim to become a writer of published work. You investigate key writers, both historical and contemporary, who have played or continue to play a role in social change. We will examine the linguistic models and analytic techniques that can be used to describe, analyse and interpret a range of literary, as well as non-literary, texts.
Studying English is viewed as a traditional subject with a long history of providing impeccable academic credentials. Some say that culture is used to control what we think and limit what we can do. Staff are supportive and the course consistently challenges your imagination and develops your confidence as a writer. International students who require a Tier 4 visa should apply for our full-time courses with the exception of modular enrolment certificates of higher education and graduate certificates , as these qualify for Tier 4 sponsorship. Her courses incorporate innovative forms of history education, such as the award-winning historical role-playing games from Reacting to the Past.
Formal lectures are used in most degree programmes to give an overview of a particular field of study. You focus on the diversity of contemporary feminist theory — from Marxist and psychoanalytic feminist theories to African American and queer feminist theories. What does it mean to facilitate a writing group? An award-winning university, we are committed to providing our students with the best possible experience. It also offers a vocational element. The portfolio must be accompanied by a brief letter of intent 1—2 pages addressed to the Coordinator of Creative Writing and written with attention to spelling and grammar.
Guest speakers include practitioners from book, magazine and news publishing, film and television, talent agents and career development consultants. This is a chance for students to work closely with faculty on a culminating project, in a way that is usually possible only for graduate students. By workshopping your own work-in-progress and offering detailed feedback to others, you gain the skills to become a confident reader and crafter of your own work. Creative Writing: Fiction The Creative Writing Fiction concentration offers a variety of workshops, Craft and Process Seminars and specialized elective writing courses on a level and scope unequaled in undergraduate programs across the country. This is basically the sort of work that I do for a living, and it is wildly varied, challenging, and exciting.
Through foundation, exploration and integration courses, students learn to think critically, creatively and collaboratively, giving you the edge employers are looking for. His specialties include Mystery Writing and Writing the Personal Essay. In Year 3, you take three core modules: the publishing project, an independent reading portfolio and an extended writing project. Visit the International section of our website to find out more about our. The program features four writing workshops, including an advanced workshop in which you'll complete a piece in the genre of your choice.
Drawing upon history, art history, literature, and hagiography, this book demonstrates that Judith consciously and successfully deployed patronage as a cultural strategy in her political and marital maneuvers in the eleventh century European political theater. Our assessment takes into account all elements of your application to allow us to take a holistic view of your potential. The course is designed for students who want to learn about the English language as preparation for teaching, or for becoming better writers, or for studying literature. A creative dissertation is also a compulsory requirement of the programme in your final year. Writing and wellbeing is a new and exciting area of creative writing, but what does it mean? It also equips you with expertise transferable to many careers in the arts, education and the media. As a lecturer at Lesley University since 2015, Scott brings a strong creative writing background to his students in both fiction and creative nonfiction. These elective courses may be chosen from English and Modern Languages courses for study abroad and internship courses, for example, in addition to the regular slate of courses or students may choose courses outside the discipline of English that would enhance their curricular portfolio.
Being You: A final bucket perhaps worth mentioning is, depending on how good you are, it is perfectly possible to essentially build a brand around yourself and start profiting from it in a myriad of ways. You also recognise and articulate the broad range of skills you have acquired and use them as part of the planning process for your graduate career. This innovative course is designed to inspire and support your development as a practising creative writer. And from there, we can just hop on a train into the city and its beautiful madness. And if the road you have in mind includes one that goes over the water, you can join the majority of our students who spend a semester at our amazing campus in Wroxton, England, where you can be a part of a community that goes back to Shakespeare and beyond. The building houses our own creative hub which includes the , the and a.
This course is designed to support a sequence of writing workshops in the creative writing and English major, to provide students serious about their writing an opportunity to study a particular genre fiction, poetry, scriptwriting or nonfiction beyond the 300-level workshops. What do we mean by experimental writing? You will gain an understanding of the critical differences between disciplines and how interdisciplinary research is fostered through collaboration. Foundation Year Degrees You can progress onto this degree if you successfully complete the foundation year of our. You'll also have the chance to get published and learn from experienced authors through , our own online journal for writers. He believes that the primary value of literary study is not so much learning about literature, but learning through literature. Personal statements and references will also be taken into account and, for some degree courses, an interview will form part of the assessment.