During the Creative Writing course at Kingston University, you will develop a unique combination of creative and practical skills on this course, which will prepare you simultaneously for a career as a published writer and an accredited teacher of creative writing.
Creative Writing MFA students can take the Introduction to Learning and Teaching part 1 (ILT1) a non-accredited course run at Kingston University which aims to support new colleagues and PhD students with teaching and learning.
Where this course will take you
Graduates from this course will be qualified to teach upon completion, and will gain classroom experience through teaching the first year undergraduate programme. You'll also write a book-length dissertation which may lead on to publication.
You'll also develop a range of skills desirable to employers, such as communication skills, self-management, meticulousness in editing and presentation, the ability to reflect on one's own work and to respond to constructive criticism, the ability to write for particular purposes and the ability to work constructively with others.
In addition to a possible career as a translator and a writer, particular careers may include work in publishing, journalism, advertising and marketing, film, television, radio, arts management, new media, business, teaching and therapeutic fields.
More informationVisit official programme website
- MFA Dissertation
- Special Study: Workshop in Popular Genre Writing
- Structure and Style
- Ten Critical Challenges for Creative Writers
- Writers' Workshop
- 24 months
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, applications will close when the course is full.
DisciplinesCreative Writing View 202 other Masters in Creative Writing in United Kingdom
We normally expect applicants to have:
- a good first degree;
- a sample of creative writing (5,000 words);
- a personal statement (1,000 words); and
International14900 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 14900 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEA9200 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9200 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
- MFA part time £5,060
- MFA part time £8,195
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 €6000 to cover your tuition fees.
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