M.A. IN CREATIVE WRITING FOR CULTURAL PROFESSIONALS
The MA in Creative Writing for Cultural Professionals 文化專業創意寫作文學碩士 (MACWCP) is the world’s first bilingual MA creative writing programme
in English and Chinese. Taught by award-winning writers and other cultural professionals, this programme emphasizes cultural diversity and
encourages students to think critically and creatively across different languages. By “cultural professionals,” we refer to individuals working
or aspiring to work in the creation, research, interpretation, management, dissemination, and/or promotion of arts or culture at large,
which may include writers, publishers, editors, curators, arts and heritage professionals, designers, filmmakers, music industry professionals,
community leaders, activists, journalists, teachers, media strategists, and other professionals in the cultural and creative industries.
Academic staff of the MACWCP are published writers, industry professionals, and leading researchers in areas including:
Writing for screen, theatre and performance
The theory and teaching of creative writing, creativity and composition
Writers from all around the world have attended the writing workshops at HKBU. Our graduates will be equipped with the skills to tackle social issues, promote community development, and address personal anxiety through creative writing.
Academic staff within the MA program are also published authors in genres such as creative non-fiction, graphic memoir, poetry and fiction.
CoursesThe writing courses of our programme are taught in relation to history, politics, theory, and philosophy, as well as media studies, gender studies, and cultural studies.
AdmissionApplicants should possess a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent qualification, and meet the language requirements in both English and Chinese.
Associate Director, MACWCP
Lyricist, Essayist, Poet
Associate Director, IWW
Poet, Writer, Translator
Writer, Gender Studies Researcher
Art Director, Reframe Theatre
Editor-in-Chief, magazine "Sample"
Writer, Editor and Translator
Artist, Writer, Script Writer
Art Director, Class 7a Drama Group
Author of fictions, thesis novel
Founder, FELIXISM CREATION
Producer, Reframe Theatre