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Full time & Part time See Course MA, PGCert 1 year full time, 2 years part time

About the course

Our courses allow you to advance your creative ability through practice, discussion and revision. You will further your awareness of writing processes, professional writing and publishing. Our staff have received national and international recognition for their work. You will work with them to prepare creative work for submission and publication.

Our courses provide a unique opportunity to develop and hone your creative writing skills. We teach creative writing in four strands:

-Prose writing


-Scriptwriting, with a unique emphasis on writing for radio

-Creative non-fiction, with a unique emphasis on memoir writing, essay writing and biography

The courses will introduce you to a wide range of subjects and areas in which writers are working professionally. You will build your awareness

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Entry Requirements

Usually a 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a related subject such as creative writing; English literature; drama; screenwriting.

We will also consider applicants on an individual basis with lower or non-standard qualifications. Along with your application you will be asked to submit examples of your creative writing, either two short stories, six poems or a script.

Those who complete the PGCert can choose to transfer to the second year of our part time MA.

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