Bath Spa University

Master Travel and Nature Writing - Máster en Escritura sobre Viajes y Naturaleza

Bath Spa University
  • Imparte:
  • Modalidad:
    Presencial en Bath
  • Precio:
    UK/EU students - Ranging from £6,595 -£8,790
    International students £11,600
  • Comienzo:
    Febrero 2017
  • Lugar:
    Newton Park, Newton St Loe
    Bath BA2 9BN
    Reino Unido
  • Duración:
    1 Año
  • Idioma:
    El Curso se imparte en Inglés
  • Titulación:
    MA Travel and Nature Writing
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Presentación

The course focuses on the application of writing skills to match the requirements of the travel and nature writing sector. To this end, students will learn from engagement, encounter, workshop, tuition and mentoring; they will develop their professional practice and produce a portfolio of work to help establish their careers in this highly competitive field.

Requisitos

A first degree, a formal application, samples of travel and/or nature writing and interview.

Dirigido

The Master of Arts in Travel and Nature Writing is designed for writers seeking advanced skills in the growing field of creative non-fiction inspired by the natural world and contemporary journeying. The course focuses on the application of writing skills to match the requirements of the travel and nature writing sector.

Programa

This is a low residency course over three semesters. It will consist of three week-long residential sessions, meeting visiting writers and industry specialists; distance learning modules designed to familiarise participants with the standards, interests and publishing requirements of the sector; one-to-one tutorials and mentoring providing the opportunity to turn experience into well-crafted writing of publication standard.

Modules
The course begins with an intense six-day residential session for induction, introduction to distance learning, taught modules and mentoring sessions. The first two semesters involves writing regular pieces which are critiqued by tutors and peers. Through a business and context module, students can explore the ethics, history and development of a particular area of travel and nature writing. The second residency takes place in January or February. Throughout the course students will develop a portfolio of their best work and a journal tracking their submissions to publications; in this they will be supported by a mentor. The third residency will involve fieldwork, normally outside the UK.

Salidas profesionales

The course is designed to introduce students to the workings of various travel and nature writing publishing opportunities and prepare them for the submission of their own work. It will also equip them with the practical and business skills to operate as freelance writers.

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