Applications will be considered from graduates of all disciplines Applicants will normally have a primary degree at Second Class Honours level (2.2 or above). For North American students a cumulative GPA of 3.2 is normally expected. Applicants with relevant writing or arts experience are also invited to apply.
English Language Requirements: Minimum IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 100.
Application for this programme is on-line at www.pac.ie/ucc.
All applicants will be asked to submit a piece of creative writing of 1,000 words (any genre). Further examples of applicants’ work may be requested.
The course sustains and supports a life-long relationship with writing. It provides an excellent foundation for a variety of writing careers, including authorship across a range of forms and styles, journalism and arts administration. The design of the MA enables contacts with agents, publishers, and the professional world of the creative industries.