Given these requirements, you will need to demonstrate a very high level of fluency in English, as well as providing a 300-400 word statement explaining your reasons for applying and what you hope to gain from the programme.
"The ideal programme for those seeking to develop their writing skills through practical work and informed discussion in a supportive academic context." Professor Jem Poster, You choose one course per week from five practice-based courses (this class meets twice a day, morning and afternoon). Place, character, voice, action This course is now full Wb4 - Writing non-fiction II. Keeping the reader in your fictional world "This was a fantastic course. Only having between 2-3 hours to write a piece each day was such a challenge, but it was really effective in growing my skills in writing.
Fortunately, Oxford Summer Courses can offer both in equal measure!
Oxford and Cambridge have long been associated with literary pedigree and its iconic writers date back centuries.
Course Directors – all established writers – will set practical daily writing tasks and guide you in critical reflection on your own work and that of your fellow students, as well as on the work of published writers.
The programme is intentionally rigorous, and you should expect to spend around two hours per weekday writing as private study.
Often, having the skills to do something well gives you the confidence you need to succeed. Once you’re up-to-speed with the elements and structures needed to write well – syntax, meter and rhyme, your ideas take shape easier and suddenly your metaphors are making more sense and your characters come to life with their own personas and voices.
Our expert tutors can teach you how to communicate directly and efficiently, leaving your mind free for imaginative verse.
The idea: Students would make their own lives and their own stories part of their education.
Today, The New School continues to celebrate and cultivate daring and diverse new voices through its creative writing program.