Taught course

Creative, Digital and Professional Writing

London Metropolitan University · Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities

Entry requirements

A 2:2 UK degree or equivalent. A relevant professional qualification and/or experience will also be considered. All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This innovative MA will help students develop cutting-edge, flexible writing skills that they can apply to a wide range of professional settings and literary modes, allowing them to develop their own creative ideas while also equipping them with the abilities necessary for the creative industries.

Making use of both the University's £100,000 newsroom, its award-winning staff, guest lecturers from the industry and a professional advisory panel, students will develop an understanding of the demands and opportunities of a professional writing career.

They will benefit from work placements and the activities organised by the University's Centre for Research into Media, Identity and Culture (MiC).

Career opportunities

Media and Creative Industries: These include the arts and arts management, media, journalism, marketing, publishing and PR, the music industry, web design, software design, curating, fine art consultancy, arts and cultural sector management and administration, events management, and other creative and cultural professions. Almost every commercial and public company now has a communications manager and graduates of this MA would have specialist skills that they could bring to such a role.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Dr Carolyn Hart