Entry requirements

Normally a 2:1, preferably in English, although other subjects are considered.


We also welcome applications from industry professionals interested in the academic study of the subject or looking to enhance your CV with an academic qualification. We also welcome applications from individuals with suitable skills and experience of writing creative works.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our MA in Creative Writing is unique in bringing together the following:

  • Teaching by a strong and diverse group of internationally recognised writers
  • The rich resources of a world-leading Russell Group university with a top-rated English Department
  • The chance to live and work in a beautiful West Country location in a vibrant cathedral city

Whether you are interested in fiction, non-fiction, poetry or screen writing, Exeter offers you a thriving and supportive writing community. Our team of prize-winning and best-selling authors are highly experienced and will help you develop your writing towards publication. Our strong links with the worlds of publishing, literary journalism and broadcasting, book festivals and prizes will provide valuable insights into the workings of the literary marketplace and open many opportunities to establish the contacts necessary for successful publication.

Information for international students

If you are an international student, please visit our international equivalency pages to enable you to see if your existing academic qualifications meet our entry requirements.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic)

At least 7.0 overall and no less than 6.0 in any other section.

TOEFL IBT*

At least 100 with minimum scores of 21 for writing, 21 for listening, 22 for reading and 23 for speaking.

Pearson Test of English (Academic)

65 with no less than 55 in all skills.

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,995 (full-time) £3,995 (part-time)
International students
£16,995 (full-time)

We are delighted to offer Global Excellence Scholarships for students of outstanding academic quality applying to postgraduate Taught programmes starting in autumn 2018.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Department of English
Email
english@exeter.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1392 725309