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The Master of Studies (MSt) in Crime and Thriller Writing is designed for those who wish to develop high-level skills in this particular genre. The MSt is taught over two years in short, intensive study blocks. It has been designed to be accessible to those in full- or part-time employment and to international students.

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Progression for students who have completed this course is provided in a number of ways: some students may use this course as a progression route into a PhD in Creative Writing or in English Literature at other Universities, or they could go on to study the Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching Creative Writing at ICE

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Entry Requirements

Expected academic standard

Applicants for this course will normally have achieved a UK 2.i honours degree or overseas equivalent.

There is provision to accept non-standard applicants who do not satisfy the standard academic criterion but such applicants must produce evidence of relevant and equivalent experience and their suitability for the course.

Language requirement

  • IELTS Academic: Overall band score of 7.5 (with a minimum of 7.0 in each individual component)
  • CAE: Grade A or B (with at least 193 in each individual element) plus a language centre assessment
  • CPE: Grade A, B, or C
  • TOEFL iBT: Overall score of at least 110 with no element below 25

 

Course dates

27 Sep 2021 to 01 Jul 2022

Course duration

2 Years

Apply by

31 Jan 2021

Course fee

Home: £15,600
Overseas: £26,196

Course director

Venue

Virtual Classroom
(via Zoom or equivalent)

Qualifications / Credits

Master of Studies

Course code

ELM8