Creative Writing, M.A. | University of Nottingham | Nottingham, United Kingdom
12 months
21500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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 Creative Writing programme offered at the University of Nottingham will explore contemporary poetry, fiction and hybrid forms of writing (which cross genres), as well as building on your own critical writing skills.


Key facts

 Creative Writing programme offered at the University of Nottingham offers placements and internships to enhance your professional experience in sectors including publishing, marketing, charity, journalism, theatre, teaching, museums and heritage, events and libraries. Placements are flexible; you choose the duration and number of hours that best fit around your studies and other commitments.


This course is designed to develop a range of transferable professional skills, including:

  • Analytical reasoning
  • Communication
  • Research
  • Creativity
  • Self-motivation
  • Time-management

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Creative Writing Conventions and Techniques
  • Writing Workshop: Fiction
  • Learning to Read: criticism for creative writers
  • Writing Workshop: Poetry
  • Practice and Practitioners
  • Riotous Performance: Drama, Disruption and Protest

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 (or international equivalent)

You will be asked for either:

  • no more than 3,000 words of prose fiction (this could be one story, a group of stories, or an extract from a longer piece)
  • five poems

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Nottingham

583 - 978 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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