Taught course

Creative Writing

University of Roehampton · Department of English and Creative Writing

Entry requirements

A good second-class honours degree is normally required as well as a portfolio of writing, consisting of approximately 2000 words of prose (Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Journalism) or 15 pages of poetry. If a candidate demonstrates sufficient skill and professional experience in writing, the previous degree requirement may be waived. Please upload your portfolio of writing on the online application form, which can be found by clicking the 'apply for the course' button.

Months of entry


Course content

This MA in Creative Writing programme is designed for ambitious, committed writers who are developing their independent writing practice.

Taught by published, working writers including acclaimed poets, novelists, journalists and screenwriters, this programme will focus on four main forms of writing: Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Poetry and Fiction for Young Readers. The MA in Creative Writing will provide you with a rich and diverse learning experience. It offers a significant proportion of structured teaching time and a variety of feedback styles from our expert tutors and guest lecturers.

Information for international students

English requirement is IELTS score of 6.5 in all bands, or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24-48 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
020 8392 3232