Full time September MA 1 year full-time
Creative Arts & Design (9) Languages, Literature & Culture (21)

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Are you an aspiring writer looking to enhance your skills and pursue a career in creative writing? Look no further than the Creative Writing MA programme at the University of Southampton. This stimulating course challenges you to explore five areas of contemporary writing, including fiction, scriptwriting, creative non-fiction, writing for young people, and poetry. Taught by practicing writers, you'll have the opportunity to publish your work, collaborate with experts from various fields, and take part in literary events and festivals. With an international focus and a supportive learning environment, this programme will prepare you for a successful writing career. Entry requirements include a first- or upper second-class honours degree in English literature or a related discipline.

About the course

Enhance your skills with a master's in creative writing at the University of Southampton. This programme challenges you to cross boundaries and become an expert in 5 areas of contemporary writing:

  • fiction
  • scriptwriting
  • creative non-fiction
  • writing for young people
  • poetry

You’ll also be able to tap into the University’s rich resources in theatre, music, art, and the sciences. On completion of your degree, you’ll be ready for careers in publishing and arts administration.

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Entry Requirements

First- or upper second-class honours degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University in English literature or a cognate discipline.

English language: Band C, IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all components.

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A variety of scholarships, grants and bursaries may be available to help you fund your master’s study.

Please see the university website for further information on fees for this course.

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