The South Gate Society Arts Center is the first, four-year Creative Writing School in Denmark and it opened in August 2015. The Writing School has developed a higher education curriculum commensurate with esteemed university literature departments worldwide who now offer degrees in Creative Writing; a discipline that has become decidedly professionalized throughout academia. Seven-degree programs are offered: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Screenwriting, Children’s Literature, Playwriting, and Screenwriting. The curriculum is rigorous and combines a traditional approach to the study of literature with contemporary genres, while also incorporating classes in the craft of writing, and integrates a unique entrepreneurial approach by combining the art of writing with the business of art. The program endeavors to not only inspire writers to write but to publish, to find agents, and to leave the school with careers in the field of writing.

Programs taught in:
  • English

This school also offers:

Bachelor

South Gate Society Arts Center

The four-year popular fiction degree focuses on developing knowledge of genres, practical application, and publishing work, while building platforms, networks, and learni ... [+]

The four-year popular fiction degree focuses on developing knowledge of genres, practical application, and publishing work, while building platforms, networks, and learning the skills every artist-entrepreneur needs to build their business and brand.

You will learn not only the craft of writing but also learn to master tools and techniques to build a career as a writer.

Start your first year with a foundation in all forms of creative writing. The second year introduces you to the history and analysis of short stories. Moving into the third year, you will focus on the novel. And finally, in the fourth year, you will write and refine a novel and begin querying agents.

This degree is available on campus or online. Check out the curriculum below.... [-]

Denmark Aalborg
September 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
Campus
Online
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South Gate Society Arts Center

The four-year screenwriting degree focuses on developing knowledge of genres, practical application, and publishing work, while building platforms, networks, and learning ... [+]

The four-year screenwriting degree focuses on developing knowledge of genres, practical application, and publishing work, while building platforms, networks, and learning the skills every artist-entrepreneur needs to build their business and brand.

You will learn not only the craft of writing, but also learn to master tools and techniques to build a career as a writer.

Start your first year with a foundation in all forms of creative writing. The second year introduces you to the history and analysis of screenwriting with a focus on Hollywood and Global Cinema with classes on 3-Act Structure, Copyright, Writing for a Budget, Conducting Research, and the Art of the Pitch. The third year expands through the study of contemporary film and adaptation with a focus on documentaries and experimental screenwriting. You will develop skills in character development and authentic dialogue, while also learning how to write a film review, synopsis, script analysis, and filmography. In your fourth year, you write a feature-length screenplay and query agents, while researching artist residency programs as well as developing a marketing strategy, grant application, and refined pitch.... [-]

Denmark Aalborg
September 2020
English
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Read more in English