English Literature and Creative Writing at Manchester is a thriving community of students, lecturers, authors, screenwriters, poets and more - boasting internationally recognised specialists working across the full spectrum of the subject area. The Centre for New Writing is based within our department and is a place where writers and critics of contemporary literature and culture meet and exchange ideas and opinions, and is founded on the principle that good writing and good reading go together. Study Creative Writing, Screenwriting or Playwriting with us and learn from a distinguished team that includes notable writers including Jeanette Winterson and Kamila Shamsie. Championing contemporary fiction, poetry and creative writing, The Centre for New Writing works with MA students to develop their skills to the point of submission for publication or of producing professional work for stage, television and film. Championing culture and creativity, nurturing talent and investing in the future across the Greater Manchester community, our Creative Manchester initiative connects students with cultural partners across the city and beyond. A one-stop shop for theatre, art and film, Neta explains why HOME is a must for all culture lovers in the city.
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Whether you want to study Creative Writing at an undergraduate, MA or PhD level, we have a course or programme in poetry, prose or screenwriting to meet your needs. Visit our course pages below to find out more about our undergraduate, taught master's and postgraduate research courses in Creative Writing. Explore ideas and concepts through the specialised study of modern and contemporary literature and culture. Our course will help you develop the skills you need for a career in writing for the stage.
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We understand that prospective students and offer-holders may have concerns about the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Full entry requirements. Please note that we receive a large amount of applications for this course each year. You are advised to apply early in order to avoid disappointment.
The safety and wellbeing of our students, staff and visitors are our highest priority. Championing culture and creativity, nurturing talent and investing in the future across the Greater Manchester community. Creative Manchester partners with people and individuals across the entire arts and culture spectrum. Ellah Wakatama OBE led the first in an annual series of in-depth interviews with leading contemporary writers. Creative Manchester has just launched a new International Photography Competition.