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Creative Writing MFA: Course features

What this course offers you

  • The Creative Writing MFA (Master of Fine Arts) is designed for serious writers who would like to build upon their publishing record or become a published writer.
  • It uses a practical approach to develop your writing skill sand is ideal if your writing is already of a good standard but you want to progress towards producing potentially publishable material.
  • You also have the chance to learn more about professional elements of writing, such as working with agents/publishers and presenting proposals.
  • You can enrol on the MFA at the beginning of your postgraduate degree at Kingston or after completing an MA in Creative Writing (or related subject).
  • The option modules and dissertation give you the chance to further specialise and pursue an area of interest in depth.
  • You learn in workshops, studying one-on-one or in small groups with experts in your chosen area. The course is taught by a combination of:
    • appointed staff - many are published authors or active researchers, which keeps your learning dynamic. guest speakers with expertise in publishing - including copy editors, producers, literary agents, reviewers and literary editors;
    • peer review - giving you the chance to discuss your own and other students' work in a mutually-supportive environment.
  • This provides a range of different voices and styles to broaden your experience of the creative process. You'll also have access to and engage with a number of practising and published writers, including award-winning published authors such as Paul Bailey (twice-Booker nominated winner of the E M Forster Award and George Orwell Prize), James Miller (Un-American Activities), Adam Baron (Blackheath), Steven Fowler (experimental poet and founder of The Enemies Project) and Diran Adebayo (Betty Trask and Writers Guild Award winner).
  • We offer a part-time study option to help you fit your MFA around other commitments.

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020 3308 9930*

*Calls cost 7p per minute from a UK landline plus your phone company's access charge. Calls to this number from mobiles are normally deductible from your inclusive minutes.

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