Taught course

Creative Writing

University of Exeter · English

Entry requirements

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

Months of entry


Course content

MA students are an integral part of the flourishing writing culture within the Department, with extra-curricular writing workshops to develop work in progress, research seminars and visits from distinguished scholars and speakers.

Students are prepared for entry into the professions of writing, across a range of genres and opportunities are provided to publish work by introducing them to national and international publications, publishing and broadcast media professionals and Literary Agents and Editors.

Creative Writing as practice is studied alongside literature of the 20th and 21st centuries and in relation to other cultural products in different media – for example, the comparative development of creative writing and film.

Information for international students

We warmly welcome international students to all three of our beautiful campuses. At present 4,000 students from over 130 countries contribute to a thriving international community. Details of our academic and English language requirements, along with details of English language support can be found at www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/admissions/applying/english

Fees and funding

UK students
Please see our website for details
International students
Please see our website for details

The University of Exeter invests significantly in a range of funding opportunities for talented prospective postgraduates. Please visit www.exeter.ac.uk/scholarships for further details. Here you can search our database for funding opportunities suitable for your area of interest.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Department of English
+44 (0)1392 725309