Taught course

Creative Writing

Institution
University of Exeter · English
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

Normally a 2:1 Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject.

Applicants will be asked to submit a sample of Creative Writing, which can be roughly 2000 words of prose or 3-4 poems.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Overview
  • Teaching delivered by a strong and diverse group of internationally recognised writers
  • Opportunity to experiment in new genres
  • Excellent links with the worlds of publishing, literary journalism and broadcasting, book festivals and prizes providing insights into the workings of the literary marketplace
  • Opportunities to establish the contacts necessary for successful publication
Careers
While at Exeter, our MA students publish their creative work in RIPTIDE and in the new postgraduate journal EXCLAMATION.Whether your ambition is to become a full-time writer, a teacher of writing, or to develop a creative career which includes writing in one of its many forms, we have a strong track record of supporting our students through to publication and doctoral level work.

Information for international students

English language requirements
  • IELTS
    Overall score 7.0 with a minimum score of 6.5 in the writing component and all other sections no less than 6.0.
  • TOEFL
    Overall score 100 with minimum scores of 25 for writing, 21 for listening, 22 for reading and 23 for speaking.
  • Pearson
    65 with no less than 58 in all communicative skills.

Please visit our entry requirements section for equivalencies from your country and further information on English language requirements.

Fees and funding

UK students
http://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/english/creative-ma/#fees
International students
http://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/english/creative-ma/#fees

The University of Exeter is offering scholarships to the value of over £4 million for students starting with us in September 2021. Details of scholarships, including our Global Excellence scholarships and GREAT scholarships (British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign) for international fee paying students, can be found on our dedicated funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Department of English
Email
english@exeter.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1392 723044