M.A. Malayalam (Creative Writing) is a unique course offered by Malayalam University with special emphasis on creative writing. While the focus is the creative aspect of literature, the course imparts comprehensive knowledge in Malayalam language and literature. It aims to familiarize students with the aesthetic credos and literary styles of diverse eras and cultures for further development of their own sensibilities. It offers the students the opportunity for extensive writing guided by teachers and supported by peer groups, building up reading and creative writing skills.