The MA in Modern Welsh Writing in English is a uniquely compelling programme exploring the emergence of English language and literature within Wales.
Teaching is led by the Centre for Research into the English Literature and Language of Wales (CREW), and stimulating modules address the political, gendered and literary dimensions of literature in Wales.
You can select modules from other specialist MAs such as the MA in English Literature and the MA in Creative Writing, as well as literature modules from other MA programmes taught in the College of Arts and Humanities.
A 60-credit dissertation project in the second part of the course will concentrate on a topic of your choice.
WHY WELSH WRITING IN ENGLISH AT SWANSEA?
The College of Arts and Humanities is based on our inspirational Singleton Park campus, in parkland overlooking Swansea Bay.
Designed to promote individual and collaborative research activity of international standard, the Graduate Centre provides a supportive environment for postgraduate research and taught masters study.
It offers postgraduate training to enhance academic and professional development, and facilitates seminar programmes, workshops and international conferences.
YOUR WELSH WRITING IN ENGLISH EXPERIENCE
You study a set number of optional 20-credit modules, before undertaking a 60-credit dissertation project of your choosing in the second part of the course.
Varied modules include Welsh identities, Dylan Thomas and the Rise of Welsh Writing in English, Women Writing In Modern Wales, creative non-fiction, screenwriting, gender and culture, and James Joyce and literary theory.
Drama writing is a particular teaching strength, and contains the relatively new and unexplored field of Dramaturgy.
WELSH WRITING IN ENGLISH EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
You will develop impressive transferable skills around research, writing and speaking, as you build confidence in presenting your ideas in different ways.
Graduates from this course enter a range of creative industries including publishing, broadcasting, marketing and advertising. They also undertake research degrees and pursue a career in academia.