Creative Writing, M.A. | University of Greenwich | City of London, United Kingdom
12 months
15100 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Study and produce creative texts in every genre, explore the latest innovative writing, and learn about cultural contexts, research methods and creative industries within the heart of London with the Creative Writing course at University of Greenwich.

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In this  Creative Writing course at University of Greenwich , you will be guided by expert writers through each of the core genres of prose fiction, poetry, scriptwriting and creative non-fiction. You’ll be able to experiment with topics, styles, forms and hybrids, leading to a substantial portfolio of original creative work.

Among our innovative approaches to imaginative writing, we encourage students to explore links between texts and other disciplines, such as history, theory, politics, and cultural studies. Different writing techniques and reflective practices will help you advance your skills in textual analysis and encourage you to consider the opportunities and challenges of writing.

What you should know about this course

  • This new MA is taught by expert writers with internationally-recognised publications

  • You will gain advanced understanding of contemporary writing in each of the core genres

  • You will produce new writing in every genre and specialise in a genre of your choosing

  • You will benefit from being taught by guest experts from around the world

  • You will join a unique writing environment, rich with other writers and industry links, in the heart of London.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Text and Theory

  • Research Skills for Literary Studies

  • Writing Fictions

  • Writing Performance

  • Writing Poetry and Other Experiments

  • The Creative Portfolio

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should have a UK undergraduate degree at 2.2 or above (or an equivalent qualification - both level and grade - from a recognised non-UK university) in a relevant discipline in humanities or social sciences subject (or non-UK equivalent). Other areas may also be considered as suitable.
  • Applicants may be invited for an interview.
  • Some experience of creative writing is expected.
  • Some knowledge of literature and literary analysis would be beneficial, but it is not a requirement for entry onto the programme.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15100 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time (per 30 credits) Home  £1,500

Living costs for City of London

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.


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