Master of Fine Arts-Creative Writing

University of St Andrews

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( 4.3)


Course info

MFA is a higher credential than the MLitt, and is the internationally recognized standard for teachers of Creative Writing in secondary and tertiary higher education; most consider the MFA the qualification required to teach creative writing in North America and Europe.St Andrews is one of the first universities in the UK to confer an MFA degree. Within the programme, students will be able to focus on producing a substantial piece of creative work under the supervision of a world-class writing ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
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25th / 131
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
4th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP
Full Time
2 years

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, February 2021

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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Details
MFA Year 1 entrants – Normally a good honours level undergraduate degree or equivalent. MFA Year 2 entrants – Applicants should hold or expect to obtain a Masters degree in Creative Writing at distinction level grade.

Tuition fees

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£9,900 per year
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More info: The MFA is a two-year programme. Fees quoted above are for the first year. In the second year, fees will be charged in line with the equivalent research fee for 2022-2023 (which will usually be confirmed by January 2022)..

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£20,370 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.

More info: The MFA is a two-year programme. Fees quoted above are for the first year. In the second year, fees will be charged in line with the equivalent research fee for 2022-2023 (which will usually be confirmed by January 2022)..

International Students
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Where you'll study

University of St Andrews

College Gate St Andrews
KY16 9AJ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Leuchars  2.7 miles away

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