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For students looking to go the next step after earning a bachelor’s degree, an MA, or Master of Arts, degree may be the perfect choice. Usually best suited for studies that include social science, humanities, or art, an MA can be applicable in many fields of study. What is an MA in Composition Studies? An MA in Composition Studies can be specifically focused on the art of creating written pr… Read more

For students looking to go the next step after earning a bachelor’s degree, an MA, or Master of Arts, degree may be the perfect choice. Usually best suited for studies that include social science, humanities, or art, an MA can be applicable in many fields of study.

What is an MA in Composition Studies? An MA in Composition Studies can be specifically focused on the art of creating written projects. This can include intense studies of creative writing, professional writing, and dramatic writing. When you have completed an MA in Composition program, you can expect to have a wide-ranging knowledge of how to write well and use words effectively. You may study grammar as well as many different aspects of English.

Knowledge of how to write can make it easier to communicate with others, both personally and professionally. A better understanding of rhetoric used in writing can help you see issues from more than one side. Knowledge of how to properly compose a new piece can help you think in a more organized way and get projects done more efficiently.

The cost of an MA in Composition Studies can vary depending on several factors. Some things that can be considered when looking into the cost of this degree are where the courses are being taken and what prerequisites must be met.

Having an MA in Composition Studies can open up a wide range of career options. With this degree, you can expect to do something that involves a lot of writing. You can work as a journalist for a newspaper or magazine, or become an author who publishes your own books. You can also explore the world of plays and screenwriting and work to create new scripts for movies as well as other productions. Many of these careers can be very self-driven and creative endeavors.

When thinking about working for an MA in Composition Studies, you can consider taking classes at a traditional university or online.  Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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University of Hull Online
Hull, United Kingdom

Harness the power of language and develop your distinctive voice as a writer. Transform your passion for reading into the ability to produce prose worthy of public recognition ... +

Harness the power of language and develop your distinctive voice as a writer. Transform your passion for reading into the ability to produce prose worthy of public recognition. Whatever your genre of preference, be it literary fiction, nonfiction, or the likes of fantasy, mystery or romance – you will have the opportunity to hone your writing skills and discover the techniques seminal writers have used to significant effect. -
MA
Part-time
2 years
English
Online
 
Falmouth University
Falmouth, United Kingdom

Develop the skills to forge a successful career in business, publishing, media communications and the arts. You’ll learn to write fiction, magazine features and marketing copy ... +

Develop the skills to forge a successful career in business, publishing, media communications and the arts. You’ll learn to write fiction, magazine features and marketing copy for a range of competitive and fast-moving industries. -
MA
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Bar-Ilan University
Ramat Gan, Israel

The two-year program, housed in the Department of English Literature and Linguistics at Bar-Ilan University, offers an MA in English Literature with specializations in Literar ... +

The two-year program, housed in the Department of English Literature and Linguistics at Bar-Ilan University, offers an MA in English Literature with specializations in Literary Fiction, Poetry or Creative Nonfiction. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Oct 2021
Campus
 

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University of Groningen
Groningen, Netherlands

The MA in Writing, Editing and Mediating offers training in writing about literature for non-academic audiences. The students will work with correcting and editing written Eng ... +

The MA in Writing, Editing and Mediating offers training in writing about literature for non-academic audiences. The students will work with correcting and editing written English of various kinds, in modules that address issues related to modern publishing. Our international staff provides teaching and support to the students in small groups (typically 15-20 students). -
MA
Full-time
12 months
English
01 Sep 2021
Campus
 
Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs
Washington, USA

Johns Hopkins' Advanced Academic Programs nine-course online or on-campus MA in Writing program reflects the school's international reputation for academic rigor and creative ... +

Johns Hopkins' Advanced Academic Programs nine-course online or on-campus MA in Writing program reflects the school's international reputation for academic rigor and creative innovation. This workshop-centered, 3-year program offers a concentration in fiction or nonfiction and includes summer residency options abroad. Some graduates use the advanced writing skills they develop in journalism, teaching or corporate writing jobs. Others go on to write nonfiction, short stories, novels, and other works. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
English
Campus
Online
 
Bath Spa University
Bath, United Kingdom

An MA designed to help you write a novel, collection of poems, collection of stories or work of non-fiction.

An MA designed to help you write a novel, collection of poems, collection of stories or work of non-fiction. -
MA
Full-time
English
Campus
 
University of Lincoln
Lincoln, United Kingdom

Join our international community of writers at the University of Lincoln. Our MA in Creative Writing is an innovative and exciting course that provides opportunities to work c ... +

Join our international community of writers at the University of Lincoln. Our MA in Creative Writing is an innovative and exciting course that provides opportunities to work closely with practicing creative writers and professionals from the publishing industry. It is designed to encourage you to improve your craft as a writer, develop your philosophy of composition, and explore contemporary forms of literature and the creative industries. The course has a strong focus on employability and aims to prepare you for a professional writing or publishing career. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, USA

The Master of Arts in Technical Communication provides students with advanced study of technical and professional writing. This 36-hour program prepares students to enter a va ... +

The Master of Arts in Technical Communication provides students with advanced study of technical and professional writing. This 36-hour program prepares students to enter a variety of fields, including medical writing, software design/documentation, procedural writing, web authoring, and more. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Online
 
Swansea University
Swansea, United Kingdom

The MA in Creative Writing is a uniquely inspirational programme that delivers integrated training in the writing of literary and media text.

The MA in Creative Writing is a uniquely inspirational programme that delivers integrated training in the writing of literary and media text. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2021
31 Jul 2021
Campus
 
Goldsmiths, University of London
London, United Kingdom

This degree is a world first. There’s nowhere else you can study black British writing in such an in-depth way – in the actual country where the writing is produced. We trace ... +

This degree is a world first. There’s nowhere else you can study black British writing in such an in-depth way – in the actual country where the writing is produced. We trace diasporic and aesthetic routes and draw upon the expertise of literary and drama specialists. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Emerson College
Boston, USA

The MFA in Creative Writing program at Emerson College fosters a community of poets, fiction and creative nonfiction writers, editors, publishers and teachers. We are based in ... +

The MFA in Creative Writing program at Emerson College fosters a community of poets, fiction and creative nonfiction writers, editors, publishers and teachers. We are based in the heart of downtown Boston, historically a center of intellectual inquiry, creative endeavor, and innovation in education. MFA students at Emerson College engage with one another not only in the classroom but also in the greater cultural environment of Boston itself. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
University of Roehampton London
London, United Kingdom

The MA in Creative Writing degree is designed for ambitious, committed writers who want to hone and develop their writing practice and develop their creative, critical and pro ... +

The MA in Creative Writing degree is designed for ambitious, committed writers who want to hone and develop their writing practice and develop their creative, critical and professional writing skills in preparation for careers in the creative industries. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
University of North Alabama College of Arts and Sciences
Florence, USA

In a rapidly changing world, business, industry, and academia increasingly demand the skills of written communication. Writing the Great American Novel isn’t the only way to e ... +

In a rapidly changing world, business, industry, and academia increasingly demand the skills of written communication. Writing the Great American Novel isn’t the only way to earn a living as a writer—and many professionals earn lucrative incomes as technical writers, content writers, editors, social media campaign leaders, and communication managers. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Online
 
Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester, United Kingdom

At the heart of the Manchester Writing School are our masters programmes in Creative Writing, available to study on campus in Manchester, and also from anywhere in the world v ... +

At the heart of the Manchester Writing School are our masters programmes in Creative Writing, available to study on campus in Manchester, and also from anywhere in the world via online distance learning. On our Master of Arts (MA) Creative Writing programme, you will explore and practice techniques and styles of modern and contemporary writing and apply these through the development of your own creative work. MA students undertake a taught element blending writing workshops with reading units and an elective, and then complete their studies through submission of an extended piece of writing from a proposed full-length book or script. You will specialise in one of the following routes: Novel Writing (including Short Fiction), Poetry, Writing for Children & Young Adults, Scriptwriting (for stage, screen or radio) or Creative Non-Fiction. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
Online
 
University of Hertfordshire
Hatfield, United Kingdom +2 More

The University of Hertfordshire M.A. in Creative Writing offers you the opportunity to develop your creative, critical and professional writing skills in a stimulating and sup ... +

The University of Hertfordshire M.A. in Creative Writing offers you the opportunity to develop your creative, critical and professional writing skills in a stimulating and supportive environment. Through writing workshops and intensive tutorial-based supervision, our teaching staff - all established authors themselves - will help you improve your own writing as you explore the advanced craft, theory and techniques of poetry, prose and drama. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
01 Sep 2021
Campus
 

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