Faculty accommodation may be available for free or for a reasonable rental rate; candidates should inquire well in advance of arrival.
The following is a list of organisations who regularly provide writers’ courses and workshops.
This MA thus builds on existing strengths at NUI Galway in the diverse arts of writing for page and stage, screen and daily papers. ie/OWC/ Queens University Belfast This MA in Creative Writing course is designed to equip students to use their literary talents to the best of their ability, to encourage their development as independent writers and self-reflective lifelong learners, and to provide them with a broad understanding of the literary marketplace and of the commercial aspects of literary production.
Wilde Centre for Irish Writing, School of English, Trinity College Dublin Focusing on the practical business of writing, rewriting and editing, the programme also includes an introduction to the publishing industry, a series of lectures by established writers in a wide range of genres, and the opportunity to take one of the specialised options offered to students on the M. Heaney Centrefor Poetry/Research/MAin Creative Writing/ University College Cork The UCC MA in Creative Writing encourages students to be curious about literature, to pursue creative excellence and to develop their writing in a university atmosphere.
It is not called an MA in "Creative Writing" because the course covers forms of writing in addition to fiction and poetry.
The MA in Writing synchronizes with the Department's current postgraduate offerings (MA in Literature & Publishing and MA in Drama & Theatre Studies).
The Centre's website is currently being transferred to the webpages of the new School of English, but will soon be up and running.
The Centre's MA in Poetry Studies, now entering its eighth year, will now be a DCU programme, and is currently open for applications.
The course as a whole encourages and supports a full exploration of the creative self while also maintaining a strong vocational emphasis.
University College Dublin The MA in Creative Writing is a one year course of lectures, seminars, workshops and supervision meetings which aims to provide committed writers with taught classes on theories and practices of writing, and supervision of a major writing project.