In this Creative Writing programme from City, University of London you will learn how to plan, research and complete a full-length manuscript in your chosen form (fiction, genre fiction, non-fiction) for potential publication.
We aim to give you a professional approach to editing, revising and critiquing creative work.
You will learn about the writing business, involving different forms and requirements of print and electronic publication, and the role of editors, agents and publishers. This includes how to present and advertise your creative work.
Our module on creative writing pedagogy offers a foundation for understanding how storytelling and creative writing can be taught in different educational settings.
The Creative Writing MFA will give you the combination of creative and practical skills you need for a career as a writer.
We intend to develop your transferable skills relevant to careers such as teaching, editing, publishing and journalism.
You might also consider other creative industries such as advertising and game production, where storytelling is highly valued.
During the programme you can network with agents, editors and others within traditional and digital publishing.
Whether your ambition is to professionally pursue writing, work in publishing or another creative field, or undertake further study, you will be appropriately skilled
- Reading as a Writer
- Working as a Writer
- Teaching Creative Writing
- Creative Writing Workshop—Fiction
- 24 months
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
DisciplinesLanguage Studies Creative Writing View 218 other Masters in Creative Writing in United Kingdom
When applications open you can apply online and will be expected to submit the following:
- A copy of your degree transcript, if applicable. We require an original transcript or a copy certified by your institution. If you have not yet graduated, you will be required to send us your degree transcript as soon as it is available. You will not be able to register as a City student without having supplied your degree transcript.
- A sample of creative writing of 5,000 words.
- A 300 word abstract of the longer piece of creative writing you plan to complete.
- You may need to attend an interview, in person, or by phone.
International14570 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14570 GBP per year during 24 months.
National8320 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8320 GBP per year during 24 months.
Part-time per year
- UK: £4,160
- Overseas/EU: £7,280
Living costs for London
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.