With more than ten years of experience in supporting creative writers, The MFA at HKU offers uniquely designed workshops and craft classes led by top local and visiting writers. A customized balance of coursework and individual supervision, for each student in the MFA, provides professional feedback and advanced practices toward completing an original Creative Thesis, ready for circulation and potential publication.
The master degree ion Creative Writing in English at The University of Hong Kong offers the gold standard in the field, including a special focus on creative contexts of the multilingual writer. At HKU, we welcome creative writers from Hong Kong and overseas. The programme offers one year of intensive and dedicated study among fellow writers at the HKU Black Box Studio, a home to creative writers and the arts in Hong Kong. Students join together and forge a life-long community of writers.
Writers may apply with samples from a growing creative project, or a treasured work-in-progress, including short stories, a novel, memoir, a play, a screenplay, or poetry.
More informationVisit official programme website
Mode of Attendance
- Full Time (one year)
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Deadline passed
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A good Bachelor's degree from a recognised university, or equivalent qualifications, and a sample of Creative Writing in English.
- Applicants majoring in the following fields are encouraged, while all fields are welcomed: literature, language and communication studies; journalism; drama; media and cultural studies; music; fine arts; and law.
- Applicants are required to submit a sample of original Creative Writing in English for evaluation. The creative sample may include, for example, a short story, a chapter from a novel, a selection of poems, scenes from a play, or excerpts from a memoir or another type of creative nonfiction. The sample is expected to have 12-15 pages, printed on one side of A4 paper.
International21800 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 21800 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
National5367 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 5367 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
- 42,100 HK$
- 171,000 HK$
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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