Each student is accepted into one of three genres: fiction, poetry, or creative nonfiction.
Students have the opportunity to attend pre-approved writers conferences anywhere in the world as a part of their 18 credits of electives.
Online and on-campus MFA students work collaboratively with the same faculty, who are published authors, writers, and journalists.
The curriculum includes 48 credit hours and a thesis project where students will create a 70–100 page manuscript.
Students in Lindenwood’s MFA in creative writing can complete the program on-campus or completely online and can specialize their studies in fiction, journalism, screenwriting, literary nonfiction, novel writing, genre fiction poetry, and more.
The program provides a foundational education in writing fundamentals and workshopping, as well as “selected emphasis” courses and electives that can be tailored to a student’s interests.
You can find out more about entrance requirements, start dates, fees and scholarship opportunities for this programme on the University of Edinburgh’s Degree Finder.
Degree Finder links straight through to EUCLID, the online system for applying to postgraduate programmes at the University of Edinburgh. Go to the Degree Finder page on the MSc in Creative Writing If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Jane Mc Kie (Programme Director).
In addition to learning from award-winning instructors, these programs offer extensive networking opportunities with talented people in the field, peer recognition, and curriculum to develop raw ideas into marketable books.
Renowned authors such as Thomas Pynchon, Sandra Cisneros, and Chad Harbach all boast MFA degrees — with the latter receiving a 0,000 advance for his first novel.