24 months
5150 GBP/year
5150 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Take your writing to the next level with this Online MA. Find your own writing style and gain a better understanding of the writing process.

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In the Online MA in Creative Writing from the University of Hull , you have the chance to be part of a friendly community for online students that will stimulate you to be creative and find your distinctive writing style. This programme also includes face-to-face events where you can have the chance to bond with the community.

If you want to take your creative writing seriously, this course is for you!

Why study this programme?   

  • You’ll develop many writing styles
  • Learn how to use your imagination and life experience
  • You’ll build yourself into being a complete writer
  • The online delivery allows you to write in your own time and receive feedback from other students and writers

What you’ll learn during this programme

Regardless of your favourite genre, this programme will help you improve and gain new skills.

  • Develop a unique style and break your creative limitations
  • Gain new literary knowledge and start reading from a new artistic perspective
  • Comprehend literary structures and improve your writing process
  • Become familiar with important elements, such as: dialogue, point of view or perspectives
  • Review the work of other writers

Career prospects

After graduating this two-year online MA, you will be prepared to write in your chosen genre. Also, you will gain transferable skills which will allow you to be an eligible candidate for jobs like:

  • professional writing/authorship
  • marketing and PR
  • journalism and broadcasting
  • museum curating
  • banking
  • teacher

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • The Writer’s Craft
  • Writing the Short Story
  • Writing from Life
  • Writing the Novel
  • The Writer’s Portfolio 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum 2.2 Bachelor Honours degree or international equivalent. Applicants who do not meet this requirement may still be considered, but will need to present examples of relevant published work with their application

  • A creative writing sample (fiction or non-fiction) of up to 3,000 words

  • An IELTS 6.0 score (with minimum 5.5 in each skill) if your first language isn’t English (or other English language proficiency qualifications accepted by the University of Hull).

  • One professional or academic reference  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5150 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10300 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    5150 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10300 GBP for the full programme during 24 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.

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