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What will I learn?

This course will teach you more about the connections between creative writing and education.

Why study MA Creative Writing and Education at Goldsmiths?

  • You will develop your writing skills across a variety of genres. This includes prose, life-writing, poetry, script writing and non-fiction.
  • You will gain an understanding of how creativity and education are linked, and develop the skills you need to become an effective educator, influencing the next generation of learners. The video above illustrates just one of the many projects the programme runs.
  • You will be taught by published creative writers and academics who are actively making a difference in the field of education.
  • We hope that you’ll leave us transformed. You’ll be encouraged to think independently, develop your social awareness and challenge the norms.

Skills

The programme will enable you to develop creative writing skills to a potentially publishable level, participate in local cultural events as writers, and develop advanced theoretical and critical skills in creative writing pedagogy.

Careers

The programme provides and enhances continuing professional development in creative writing for educators and teachers, opening up opportunities to work with local cultural institutions and schools, and enriching current professional practice.

Which department am I in?

Educational Studies

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£16,120.00 (16,51,433) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

September 2021

Venue

Goldsmiths, University of London

New Cross,

Lewisham,

SE14 6NW, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students will normally need a Bachelor’s degree in a subject relevant to your proposed area of postgraduate study.

For international students

Students should have (or expect to be awarded) an undergraduate degree of at least second class standard in a relevant/related subject. Students need to have an IELTS score of 7.0 with a 7.0 in writing and no element lower than 6.5. TOEFL: 90 overall with 23 in Writing and 21 in each other skill.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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