An upper second-class degree or above in a relevant area and/or two years' work experience in the creative industries; a carefully selected 3,000-word writing sample that demonstrates your suitability for the course; an understanding of the context of the creative economy; and the ability to explain why this course will be of value to them personally.
We also carefully consider non-standard entrants with relevant personal and work experience who can demonstrate their interest, commitment and ability.
Months of entry
The publishing sector has a combined turnover of at least £20 billion. It is the UK's largest creative industry and includes a diverse range of writers, including novelists, poets, genre writers, copywriters, scriptwriters and biographers. This MA teaches you how to make a living from your craft by helping you develop excellent writing, a diverse portfolio and the business sense to make a living from writing. The course is suitable for both graduates and industry professionals.
What will you study
You will study specialist creative writing modules to help you develop your voice, work on tone, plot, pacing and genre. By the end of the course, you will have developed your own writing style and acquired the practical and entrepreneurial skills needed to succeed in this creative industry.
Information for international students
All non-UK applicants must meet our English language requirements. For this course it is Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no element below 6.0. Please make sure you read our full guidance about English language requirements, which includes details of other qualifications we'll consider: English language requirements at Kingston University
Fees and funding
Please see Fees and funding information for postgraduate courses for further details.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Admissions team
- 08448 544971/+44 (0)20 3308 9928