Master's Degree in "Creative Writing". Department of Preschool Education. Faculty of Education of Florina. University of Western Macedonia.


Knowledge: - They have specialized knowledge in the cognitive field of creative writing. - They show an increased critical treatment of the issues governing the field of creative writing and operate dynamically for the presentation, development, and negotiation thereof. - They show critical understanding and perception of the principles, theories, methodologies, and practices existing in the field of creative writing, by presenting, applying and combining the above in every possible field of theoretical or practical application thereof (education - writing). Skills: - They apply their knowledge with ease, originality, and a critical treatment in their professional field (education - writing). - They articulate scientific speech in the field of creative writing, by discussing, presenting and negotiating issues that could come up in the field of creative writing and/or in relevant fields. - They use creatively, critically, and productively the knowledge acquired, in order to identify, evaluate, and offer solutions to relevant issues, while assessing, interpreting, and advancing new data in the field of creative writing. Competences: - They apply effectively, with success and creativity, the knowledge acquired in their professional field (education - writing). - They apply with effectiveness, creativity, and with a critical stance possible issues that could come up in their field. - They actively participate in the dissemination, application, and effective utilization of the knowledge acquired. - They take decisions based on the knowledge acquired, by productively and creatively dealing with any issues that may come up. - They undertake the further training of individuals on the field of creative writing (educators, researchers, and writers). - They manage and evaluate suitable persons and groups of persons active in the field of creative writing (literature, language, communication).

Further Information

The purpose of the Programme is the provision of a suitable scientific and creative environment for the promotion of creative writing, as well as the training of scientists - researchers in the field of humanitarian studies and education sciences. The Programme includes courses on literature, poetry, song writing, theatrical and cinema writing, and theory of literature.

Relation To Employment

Holders of qualifications that belong to this type may work either as self-employed or in positions of responsibility in companies and organizations in the private or in the public sector.


Access to this type of qualification have those who hold a Bachelor Degree (level 6). The selection of graduate students is mainly based on the following criteria: the overall grade of the Bachelor Degree, the grades in undergraduate courses that are relevant with the subjects of the Master’s program, the performance in thesis, where is foreseen at the undergraduate level and any research activity of the candidate. The detailed application of the above mentioned criteria, the definition of additional criteria or the conducting of examinations and interviews, the results of which are taken into account in the selection, are determined by decision of the relevant Department.
Holders of such qualifications gain access to study programmes at the same level or at level 8.

Ways To Aquire

Qualifications of this type are acquired via formal education.