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Course summary

Advance your creative writing abilities through the conception, development, revision and completion of a project, and learn about related fields through a range of optional modules. These modules draw upon Reading’s expertise in areas such as archival research, the history of publishing, cultural criticism and persuasive writing. For more information, please visit the programme page:


Sample modules may include:

  • Project Development 1
  • Materiality and Textuality
  • Project Development 2
  • Creative Writing Dissertation
Check our website for more details about the course structure.

Entry requirements

IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 6.0 (or equivalent) Entry requirements: Normally a good undergraduate honours degree (2:1 or above), or equivalent from a university outside the UK, in an appropriate subject. For MA Creative Writing, you will need to submit two examples of your creative writing.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £10500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £10500 Year 1
Scotland £10500 Year 1
Wales £10500 Year 1
Channel Islands £10500 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £10500 Year 1
EU £21350 Year 1
International £21350 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
MA Creative Writing at University of Reading - UCAS