Taught course

Creative Writing and Publishing

West Dean College of Arts and Conservation · West Dean College of Arts and Conservation

Entry requirements

MA CREATIVE WRITING AND PUBLISHING 2 YEARS PART-TIME (University of Sussex) Applicants should have a good honours degree in English. Candidates with a relevant portfolio and alternative accredited learning are also invited to apply.

Months of entry


Course content

Building on the strong tradition of writing at West Dean, this new two year part time MA is for committed writers who are looking to complete
the first draft of a novel.

Students will further develop the skills required to be a successful author in the modern publishing environment,
within the supportive and inspirational surroundings of West Dean College. Students attend twelve intensive three-day blocks of workshops, lectures and tutorials.

Sessions cover all aspects of the writing and publishing process, from completing the first draft of a novel, revision to second draft stage and finally to publication. Tutors are professional authors with extensive creative writing teaching experience, supported by visiting industry professionals.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Please view the website for further information.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months

Course contact details

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+44 (0) 1243 811301