Taught course

Creative Writing

Teesside University · School of Computing, Media and the Arts

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have a good undergraduate degree in English or a related discipline, or have other writing experience or equivalent qualifications.

Months of entry


Course content

Drawing on our pool of talented, published writers and academics, you accumulate credit towards your chosen award at your own pace. This highly successful course also offers the chance to learn how to teach creative writing in schools or in the community.

One core module lays the foundation for skills and techniques in creative writing, while another addresses writing for career development. Option modules make use of imaginative writing, creative visualisation and commentary elements to cover such topics as writing novels and short stories, working with poetry and lyrics, producing copy for drama and performance, scriptwriting for film and screen, and teaching creative writing. Some modules involve traditional seminars and workshops, but many incorporate a negotiated learning element.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Course Admissions
01642 342308