However, there may be situations in which it is desirable or necessary for the University to make changes in course provision, either before or after registration.
You will be allocated a supervisor to guide and advise you on your creative and critical work throughout the second year.
You will be set specific creative and critical work to be completed between residences and handed in to set deadlines.
This intensive, one-to-one input, combined with the highly interactive workshop and seminar sessions, is a distinguishing feature of the course. In the first year, four assignments (two creative, two critical), one creative writing portfolio and one critical essay are submitted.
Work is set during each residence and handed in for assessment before the next meeting.
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There is a significant critical reading and analysis component, which is linked to the writerly considerations explored in each of the genres.
In your second year you will specialise in one of the following: The residences in particular offer an intensive workshop- and seminar-based forum for ideas exchange and for the opening up of creative and critical frameworks within which to develop writerly and analytical skills.
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