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About

Fusing academia and creativity with industry insights, this Creative Writing and Publishing programme at the University of Lincoln offers students the opportunity to develop their skills and build a portfolio with support from an academic coach and professionals in the publishing industry.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Teaching is enhanced by workshops, readings, and masterclasses by acclaimed authors from a range of genres, and professionals from major publishers also contribute to the teaching and support, alongside Guardian editors and writers.

Previous speakers have included former Poet Laureate Dame Carol Ann Duffy; naturalist Chris Packham; poet Patience Agbabi, award-winning children’s writer Laura Dockrill; celebrated authors Max Porter, Elif Shafak, Diana Evans, Kerry Hudson, Bernardine Evaristo, and Nikesh Shukla; literary agent Nicola Barr; as well as The Guardian’s Associate Editor for Culture Claire Armitstead; theatre critic Arifa Akbar; columnist Polly Toynbee; writer Simon Hattenstone; and Observer critic Miranda Sawyer.

A focus on the business of publishing aims to prepare students for entering the competitive world of contemporary publishing, as well as to develop the necessary skills such as creating an elevator pitch and writing first-rate submission letters to attract publishers and agents, building an understanding of what editors are looking for, and learning about the publisher/reader relationship.

Career Opportunities

This Creative Writing and Publishing  programme at the University of Lincoln  aims to prepare students for entering the competitive world of contemporary publishing, as well as to engage with necessary skills such as creating an elevator pitch and writing first-rate submission letters to attract publishers and agents, develop an understanding of what editors are looking for, and learn about the publisher/reader relationship.

Through a combination of academic study and workshop activities, the programme can enhance the transferable skills within creative writing, preparing students for occupations in areas such as publishing, lifestyle journalism, and public relations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • English Now: Fiction, Form, and Genre for Publication 
  • Non-Fiction and Professional Writing 
  • Production and Creativity for Publishing 
  • Production and the Business of Publishing 
  • Dissertation - Creative Writing and Publishing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We would advise you to apply as soon as possible.

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants will require a first or second class honours degree from any subject. Relevant professional experience will also be considered.
  • International Students who require a Tier 4 student visa are not eligible to apply for this course but international students on alternative appropriate visas may apply.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12000 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 12000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Lincoln

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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