Students are normally expected to have a strong first degree in English Literature, Creative Writing or a related subjected. We offer places on the course on the basis of your portfolio of creative writing and an interview. We are looking for writers of prose fiction, poetry or literary nonfiction. For more information please contact our admissions team or telephone 01225 876180.
Months of entry
- Excellent record of helping students achieve publication.
- Widely regarded as one of the best courses of its kind.
- Taught by an extremely strong team of publishing writers.
This course will help you to bring a novel, book of poems, book of short stories or work of nonfiction as near to publishable quality as possible. Working with tutors and other writers on the course, you will develop your writing and build up a substantial body of work. Weekly workshops are taught by a strong team of published writers, and there are regular visits by literary agents, publishers, magazine editors and broadcasters, as well as other writers.
Due to the reputation of the MA in Creative Writing, we are able to recruit excellent students who form an exciting and mutually supportive community of writers every year.
Current or former students have been awarded excellent contracts for novels; been long-listed for the Man Booker Prize, Orange Prize, Costa Prize and the Guardian First Book Award; received the Betty Trask Prize, Manchester Book Award and a W.H. Smith New Talent Award, and reached the best-seller lists.
Information for international students
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Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Gavin Cologne-Brookes
- +44 (0)1225 876 180