Applicants should usually have a first or upper second-class honours degree, in a relevant subject.
Months of entry
MA English Literature & Creative Writing is a rewarding taught degree, combining the study of English Literature with the practice of writing.
The MA is taught by published writers and researchers. The course is aimed to support you while you develop and hone your critical and creative writing skills, particularly in the field of fiction. You can take our MA for professional development purposes, in order to enhance your career and to increase your likelihood of publication. The MA will also help you specialise in the areas of creative practice as well as contemporary and historical literature in relation to place and space in order to pave the way for doctoral study.
We have expertise across a number of fields and our academic community is vibrant and dynamic with strong industry links.
The English Literature part of the degree analyses historic and contemporary textual representations of place, theorising cultural practices of location and space. The Creative Writing modules are specifically designed to develop you as a writer of fiction.
One of the great strengths of the programme is its flexibility. MA English Literature and Creative Writing can be studied either full or part time. Modules can be taken individually, allowing you to control the pace and depth of your postgraduate study. Programme delivery is enhanced by the university’s commitment to e-learning.
Fees and funding
Learn more at the fees and funding page.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Dr Kate North (Programme Leader)
- +44 (0)29 2020 5839