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18500 GBP/year
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About

The Creative Writing Prose Fiction programme at the University of East Anglia is the oldest and most prestigious Creative Writing programme in the UK. It is uniquely focused on the writing of fiction. We take a rigorous and creative approach to enabling students' ideas, voices, technique and craft. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Prepare to experience an intensive immersion in the study of writing prose fiction. You will take core creative modules, but can also choose from a wide range of critical courses, and benefit from our proven strengths in modernism and creative-critical studies, among others.

Graduates of the Creative Writing Prose Fiction programme at the University of East Anglia  have enjoyed unparalleled success in terms of publications and prizes. Our alumni include: Nobel Laureate Kazuo Ishiguro, Bailey’s Prize-winner Naomi Alderman, Emma Healey and Tash Aw. Our continuing success means we are fortunate in being able to attract the best writers from around the world.

While you are at UEA, the focus will very much be on exploring your creative potential, in a highly supportive and well-resourced environment.

Careers

  • Writing
  • Publishing
  • Journalism
  • Teaching

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Creative Writing (Prose) Dissertation 
  • Creative Writing Research Methodology Conference 
  • Creative Writing Workshop: Prose 
  • Criticism/critique 
  • Living Modernism 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Degree Classification Bachelors (Hons) degree - 2.1 or equivalent preferred but not essential

Interviews

  • Promising candidates will be invited to one of our interview days, which are scheduled across the academic year. Typically a candidate will be interviewed by two members of the Creative Writing faculty and we aim to inform candidates of the outcome within five working days. 

Special Entry Requirements

  • Candidates will be expected to submit a portfolio of writing for assessment of between 3000 and 5000 words, which could be part of a novel in progress or a piece or pieces of short fiction.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8900 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Norwich

609 - 1044 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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