MFA Creative Writing

Key information

Sharpen your creative writing skills under our expert academic guidance by completing a full-length work in your preferred genre. We will give you a range of transferable skills to significantly boost your employability in the field of writing and other creative industries.

Benefits of this course

You will learn how to plan, research, critically evaluate and produce a full-length manuscript for potential publication.

We aim to give you a professional approach to editing, revising and critiquing creative work.

You will learn about the writing business, involving different forms and requirements of print and electronic publication, and the role of editors, agents and publishers. This includes how to present and advertise your creative work.

Our module on pedagogy offers a foundation for understanding creative writing in different educational settings.

Your technical awareness in creative writing will be developed across a range of genres.


You can select to apply for one of the available exit points for this course.

Master of Arts (MA)

Who is this course for?

Our Creative Writing MFA is ideal if you are seeking to consolidate your writing knowledge and skills by developing a full-length original manuscript.

You will embrace learning about professional writing and develop a comprehensive understanding of the business of writing.


Our Creative Writing MFA will give you the combination of creative and practical skills you need for a career as a writer.

We intend to develop your transferable skills relevant to careers such as teaching, editing, publishing and journalism.

You might also consider other creative industries such as advertising and game production, where storytelling is highly valued.

During the programme you can network with agents, editors and others within traditional and digital publishing.

Whether your ambition is to professionally pursue writing, work in publishing or another creative field, or undertake further study, you will be appropriately skilled

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£14,570 Per Year

International student tuition fee

2 Years


Sep 2024

Start Month

Aug 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2024

Mode of Study

  • Full Time