On this Creative Writing degree course at University of Houston, you'll:
- Get to grips with techniques that writers have used for centuries and study contemporary skills to inspire and entertain your audience through the power of written word
- Learn from published authors, scriptwriters and media specialists who'll help you bring your ideas to life in creative workshops
- Share your work with fellow writers who are buzzing with fresh ideas
- Learn to write across a variety of mediums and genres such including magazine articles, television dramas, stage plays, autobiography, travel writing, fan fiction and publicity campaigns
- Have the chance to publish your work in our annual anthology and course blog
- Glean tips and tricks from visiting professional writers like Andy McNab, Francesca Beard and Suzi Feay
- Get the opportunity to shadow theatre professionals and have your work performed on stage thanks to our links with Portsmouth's New Theatre Royal and other local theatres
More informationVisit official programme website
- 3 hours of Writers on Literature (ENGL 7324)
- 15 Hours in creative writing, including 9 workshop hours in the primary genre, 3 hours of Forms and Techniques (ENGL 6320 or 6321), and 3 hours of Master Workshop (ENGL 8322 or 8323)
- 12 hours of English or American literature, divided between early and later literatures.
- 6 hours of electives
- One foreign language
- MFA thesis
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesCreative Writing View 265 other Masters in Creative Writing in United States
- The applicant should have two years of college-level study in one foreign language or otherwise demonstrate, with a passing score on the GSFLT, a reading knowledge of a foreign language.
- Three letters of recommendation.
- Submission of a manuscript consisting of a maximum of 10 pages of poetry or 20-25 pages of fiction.
- A statement of intent
- On a separate sheet of paper, list awards and publications of the applicant.
- Two official copies of transcripts from each school attended.
International910 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 910 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
National910 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 910 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
In-State401 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 401 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
Updated in the last 6 months
Check the official programme website for potential updates.