Taught course

Creative Writing: Prose Fiction

Canterbury Christ Church University · English and Language Studies

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally have a good first degree in any subject. Holders of other qualifications will be considered individually.

Months of entry


Course content

This MA is for talented writers seeking to develop their abilities through supported practice, study and debate. It aims to nurture your creative writing talents through a combination of workshops, seminars and tutorial supervision, and to encourage new writing within a supportive but critical community.

The course is underpinned by the principle that development in creative writing is achieved through practice coupled with theoretical consideration. You'll be given the time and support necessary to write, and also the opportunity to explore issues of craft through extensive reading, critical debate and writing exercises. You'll also be introduced to facets of the publishing industry and the workings of literary agencies. Guest speakers include novelists, literary agents and publishers.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months

Course contact details

Tibor Fischer
01227 782816