Open University Creative WritingUniversity for Creative Writing
In addition, we provide an MA in Creative Authoring for seasoned composers. For more information, check out our page with skills for creativity work. In order to try some of our learning material, take a look at our tastings and tutorials. And on FutureLearn we now have Launch Fiction a MOOC (mass on line open course), which is free for all students and gives you an introductory course to the studies of written work.
Group F71 - MA in Creativity Literacy
You will need 180 credentials to achieve this qualification: Please be aware that the University' University' rules apply to this degree. That means that you must take into account at least 60 OU module counts that have not been calculated in any other OU qualifications that you have previously received.
As we periodically check our syllabus, the qualifications described on this page - as well as their availabilities, structures and available training units - may vary over the years. When we make changes to this skill, we will refresh this page as soon as possible. As soon as you have enrolled or are enrolled in this course, we will notify you in good notice of any pending changes.
To find out more about the conditions under which the university can make changes to the syllabus, please read our terms and conditions or feel free to get in touch with us. When you have successfully graduated a qualifying course elsewhere, you may be able to qualify for this course, which reduces the number of units you need to do.
After successfully completing the necessary module you can acquire the Master of Arts in creative authorizing you to use the characters MA (CW) (Open) after your name. They have the possibility to be presented at a diploma party. In order to enrol for this post-graduate course, you should have a British qualification or a recognized one.
You should preferably have a BA in Arts or English, such as our BA (Hons) English Literature and Arts Literature (Q86), or a related area. Understand that a grade of at least 2:1 or higher will significantly improve your chance of successfully earning an MA.
Studying and completing MA Credits in MA Credits in Credit Suisse Credit Suisse Creative Authoring Part 1 (A802) is required before proceeding to MA Credit Suisse Credit Suisse Credit Suisse Credit Suisse Creative World. Your English (written and spoken) is also required for post-graduate studies. When English is not your native tongue, we suggest that you have a 7 or higher International English Grammar Test System (IELTS) rating.
Each year, the MA is taught in a defined timeframe. At least two years are the total duration in which the training can be taken, whereby the training units are taught one after the other. You must finish the module one after the other for a total of 10 years in order to be qualified to do so.
When you are interested in a free-lance literary path, this Master's course will give you the necessary written and editing abilities and will endow you with a range of valuable, portable communications and collaboration abilities that are necessary for the normal professional field of the contemporary author. For those wishing to acquire an academical background in higher learning, this skill offers a path to a higher research or practical training diploma (e.g. doctorate), which is indispensable for such a background.
Masters degrees can help improve your chances as a high school or college lecturer; most teachers of creativity literacy now require an MA in this area. When you are interested in a profession in the fields of music, the arts, creativity or science, or if you already have a professional background in one of these fields and are looking for a further professional training, a Master's programme, complemented by the corresponding abilities and experiences, can turn out to be inestimable.
The diploma is of relevance for those professions that directly rely on the handicraft of authoring, editorial work and criticism (e.g. writing, editorial work, copywriting). This may also be of relevance for career paths that require the ability to deal creatively and analyze various types of text, to think critically and to organize and understand cultural in the broadest possible way.
The Careers and Employability Services section has more information on how the OU survey can help you work.