12 months
14000 GBP/year
7500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Professional Writing at University of Westminster  is designed for those who want to turn their love of words and writing into a dynamic and fulfilling career.

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Professional Writing at University of Westminster will give you the skills, motivation, networks and connections to work across a wide variety of industries – in publishing, journalism, public relations, advertising, as literary agents, copywriters and copyeditors. It will also allow you to explore the history and future of writing and the writing industries from a variety of perspectives, and to develop your own interests and specialisms.


Graduates will have the knowledge, skills and experience to work in a variety of positions within and beyond the literary and arts sectors, including in publishing, journalism, public relations, advertising, as literary agents, or as copywriters and copyeditors.

You'll graduate from the course ready to enter or re-enter the job market with a wealth of experience and knowledge, equipped to challenge and diversify the literary and creative industries and shape the future of writing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Story and the Book

  • The Writing Business

  • Working with the Words of Others

  • MA Dissertation or Professional Writing Project

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

A minimum of a lower second class honours degree (2:2). 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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.

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