Taught course


Sheffield Hallam University · English

Entry requirements

A folder of original writing demonstrating postgraduate level potential and, normally, a first degree in English or related discipline. If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS 6.0 score with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent. If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.0 or equivalent we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Fulfil your creative talent and ambitions as a writer on a professionally focused course that has produced a number of notable authors, poets and scriptwriters. You study writing and develop your practice with the guidance of an internationally acclaimed team of authors.

Key points
• Suitable for graduates with ambitions to become a professional writer.
• Join one of the longest established masters in the U.K.
• Study on a course that has produced a number of acclaimed writers.
• Complete a full novel, script or collection of poems or stories for adults or children.

Information for international students

Please visit our website at http://www.shu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course. Visit http://www.shu.ac.uk/international/scholarships-bursaries to find out more.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Faculty of Development and Society
0114 225 5555
0114 225 5514