Taught course

Creative Writing

University of Lincoln · Lincoln School of Humanities

Entry requirements

A minimum 2:2 honours degree in a related discipline International Students will require English Language at IELTS 7.0 with no less than 6.5 in each element, or equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

The University of Lincoln’s MA Creative Writing is taught by published authors and allows you the freedom to explore different creative outlets whilst developing your practical skills and technique.

This stimulating creative programme challenges you to work across a variety of genres, such as fiction, poetry and drama, and enables you to specialise in an area of your choice. You will benefit from expert teaching by academics with industry experience and have the opportunity to take part in workshops with professional writers.

You will develop your own portfolio of creative work and have the opportunity to build a network of contacts in preparation for a career in the creative industries.

Throughout the programme, you will be encouraged to share your work in front of an audience and have the opportunity to see your writing published.

Information for international students

IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

As a University of Lincoln postgraduate student, you may be eligible to apply for one of our generous scholarship packages. For more information about postgraduate funding and scholarships, please visit our website.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Claire Mann
+44 (0)1522 886644
+44 (0)1522 886041