Take control of your personal development and enhance your employability skills in the writing industries.
This Build your own MA (BYOMA) short course is suitable for anyone wishing to reflect upon their creative practice by identifying their writing, editing and publishing skills and applying this knowledge to their own work in progress or proposed work. This short course will help you place your practice within a contextual and critical framework though support, critique and feedback from both tutors and peers.
The course is designed to enjoyably challenge and develop you as both writer and practitioner.
This course is designed to be student-centred. You will be expected to come prepared with a work in progress or a proposed work in progress, (this might take the form of fiction, non-fiction, short story, feature(s), script), which we will debate, discuss and critique in a safe, supportive learning environment. We will encourage you to begin the process of gaining creative mastery and demonstrating an ability to write within a recognised form while also stretching and renewing both the work and yourself. The course is designed to enjoyably challenge and develop you as both writer and practitioner.
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Bournemouth University, Lansdowne Campus
2 day retreat followed by 7 weeks online learning
This course is open to media professionals with an undergraduate degree and the required work experience in a relevant industry and to non-graduates with significant and relevant work experience who can demonstrate an ability to both complete and benefit from the course. If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 7.0 (Academic) with minimum 6.5 in writing and 6.0 in the other 3 components or equivalent. For more information check out our International entry requirements.