MFA in Creative Writing

American College Dublin
Dublin, Ireland
Qualification
Master's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
1 year
Intakes
January September
Total tuition fee (local)
RM 46,788
Total tuition fee (foreign)
RM 46,788

Entry Requirements

  • 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. 
  • Submit to the Admissions Office a statement of approximately 750 words of his or her interest in undertaking the course and a portfolio of his or her prose writing.

Notes: 

  1. 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. 
  2. The applicant will also be required to attend an interview (physically or through internet communication).

Curriculum

Semester 1

  • Imagination and storytelling
  • Writing workshop 1: the novel 
  • Writing workshop 1: the short story
  • The writer as critic
  • The craft of creative writing

Semester 2

  • The business of writing and publishing
  • Writing workshop 2
  • Masterclass in fiction writing
  • Creative writing project

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