You are able to choose 30 credits from our MA English Literary Studies programme or from other MA modules offered at the University (subject to availability, and where appropriate, the required prerequisites).
The modules we outline here provide examples of what you can expect to learn on this degree course based on recent academic teaching.
He has interests in Ecopoetics, and the Medical Humanities, and often collaborates with scientists.
He is also a musician who performs regularly around the region.
John Wedgwood Clarke is an award-winning poet, prose nonfiction writer and broadcaster.
His full poetry collections include (2009) was shortlisted for the Edge Hill Short Story Prize.You will also be able to take a range of optional modules and explore literary genres and forms with a mutually supportive, like-minded group of fellow writers.You will be taught not only by our teaching staff, but also by a range of visiting authors, literary agents and publishers.You will be able to use the whole range of Library services during your time at Exeter.We have modern study spaces, an extensive Academic Library, inter-Library loan system, and an extensive Digital Library all of which you will have full access to.Our strong links with the worlds of publishing, literary journalism and broadcasting, book festivals and prizes will provide valuable insights into the workings of the literary marketplace and open many opportunities to establish the contacts necessary for successful publication.MA Creative Writing students study 180 credits in total.The precise modules available to you in future years may vary depending on staff availability and research interests, new topics of study, timetabling and student demand.Whether you already know what kind of books or screenplays you wish to write, or are still searching for the best form in which to express your creativity, we offer the chance to try your hand in a range of genres, and to benefit from feedback tailored to your writing needs.Since her debut in 2012, Wendy has published 15 children’s books and her work has been translated into 16 languages. As a creative writing student you will also benefit from the academic expertise of the many world leading scholars working in the English Department and the College of Humanities at our Exeter Campus, a lively community of doctoral students, and the activities of four dedicated research centres: the Medieval and Renaissance Research Group; the 18th-Century Narrative Consortium; the Victorian Studies Research Group; and the 20th and 21st Century Literature, Creative Writing and Film Research Group.As well as our Creative Writing community you will also become a part of our wider English Department, which will give you some interesting opportunities, such as the chance to study the practice of writing alongside the literature of the 20th and 21st centuries.