12 months
15750 GBP/year
8550 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Creative Writing: Innovation and Experiment degree offered at University of Salford offers exactly what the name suggests – it opens your mind, allows you to explore philosophical writing and challenges you to critically reflect critically upon your own creative work.

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Creative Writing: Innovation and Experiment degree offered at University of Salford will be of interest to writers of prose, poetry, scripts, hybrid and visual forms. You will not be required to commit to any one form, and will have the opportunity to move between or mix forms if you wish.

And whether you choose to study full-time or part-time, as a creative writing postgraduate student studying at Salford, you’ll be surrounded by inspiring creatives from across a range of disciplines. Manchester’s creative hub is a vibrant and exciting place to study, build community and nurture your writing talent.  


Whether you aspire to literary greatness or you’re keen to pursue further study, our master’s in creative writing innovation and experiment will give you the tools and training you need to take the first step in your professional career.

While the aim of this course is to encourage you to challenge and develop yourself creatively as a writer, it offers much more besides that. Alongside establishing successful careers as creative writers, many of our graduates go on to secure professional roles in publishing, teaching and fiction writing, as well as arts administration and journalism.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theories of Writing 
  • Writing Workshop 
  • Experimental Writing 

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You should submit your application at least one month before your course starts.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants to this course must have a good honours degree in an appropriate subject.
  • You may be asked to attend an interview for a place on this course. You should bring an appropriate portfolio of work, clearly demonstrating an established creative practice. A portfolio should contain work that shows a good range of skills, some originality and knowledge of literature.
  • The Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process could help you to make your work and life experience count.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15750 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8550 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Salford

500 - 800 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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