12 months
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14300 GBP/year
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About

On this Creative Writing course at University of Portsmouth you'll study the genres that inspire you the most – from poetry and historical fiction, to screenwriting and crime – and spend plenty of time writing and critiquing new work of your own.

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Overview

Where better to take your writing to the next level than the home city of literary greats like Charles Dickens and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle?

If you're imaginative, ambitious and ready to devote yourself to improving your writing, it's time to take your studies to the next level with us.  Creative Writing course at University of Portsmouth  gives you the tools you need for a successful career as a writer, or in fields such as publishing, media, and education.

What you'll experience

On this course, you'll:

  • Get to grips with different writing techniques and study contemporary skills to inspire and entertain your audience through the power of the written word
  • Learn from lecturers with professional experience, many of whom are established writers
  • Complete a major project in the form of your own novel, screenplay or poem
  • Take part in writer's workshops, where you'll develop your own skills and constructively contribute to the work of other writers
  • Learn about the market and current debates within differing genres
  • Hear from accomplished guest speakers from the worlds of publishing and writing
  • Tap in to our Library’s vast selection of electronic resources, including computing and printing facilities, and 24-hour internet access
  • Join our community of writers

Careers and opportunities

Once you graduate, you'll have the skills and confidence to continue writing. And you'll be able to pursue a career path in fields such as:

  • Publishing
  • Editing
  • Teaching
  • Media
  • Writing
  • Journalism
  • PR

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Writer's Workshop: Exploration
  • Writer's Workshop: Resolution
  • Critical Reading for Creative Writers
  • Critical Thinking for Creative Writers
  • The Final Project – Creative Writing Dissertation

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
91
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good honours degree in a related subject. Equivalent qualifications and/or notable experience as a creative writer will also be considered. 
  • An online portfolio submission may be required as part of the selection process. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14300 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7300 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

UK/EU/Channel Islands and Isle of Man students:

Part-time

  • Year 1 (120 credits): £4,870
  • Year 2 (60 credits): £2,430

International students:

Part-time

  • Year 1 (120 credits): £9,530
  • Year 2 (60 credits): £4,770

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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