Taught course

Writing for Creative and Professional Practice

Middlesex University London · Department of Media

Entry requirements

We normally require a second class honours degree (2:2) or above in an appropriate subject. Candidates with other degrees are welcome to apply provided they can demonstrate appropriate levels of experience. Candidates without formal qualifications need to demonstrate relevant work experience and the ability to study at postgraduate level.

Months of entry


Course content

MA/PGDip Writing for Creative and Professional Practice enables aspiring and practicing writers and professionals to develop their writing skills, tap into their creativity and meet the challenges posed by an increasingly digital marketplace. The course particularly suits writers who want to develop techniques across a diverse range of media as well as professionals looking to stimulate their abilities in creative thinking and the art of persuasion.

Why study MA/PGDip Writing for Creative and Professional Practice at Middlesex?

Focusing on the crafts of writing, creative thinking and persuasion, MA/PGDip Writing for Creative and Professional Practice at Middlesex develops your writing and editing in ways that foster intellectual flexibility and adaptability. This approach will give you the best possible career prospects, whether you are an aspiring author or a business professional looking to harness the power of persuasion and creative thinking in your work.

The evolution of digital technology, from blogs and social media to e-publishing, presents new demands and new possibilities for writers. This course nurtures transferrable skills to help you negotiate the fast-paced 21st century media landscape and become adept at switching between different modes of communication.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

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