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Course summary

Develop your flair for writing, with expert guidance and support from published authors, with our MA Creative Writing programme. Creative writing can simultaneously be a vocation, a career and a transferable skill. This programme focuses on the multiple roles that writing can play in your life. We’re in the top 150 universities in the world for this subject (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023). For more information, please visit the programme page:


Sample modules may include:

  • Project Development 1
  • Materiality and Textuality
  • Project Development 2
  • Publishing and the Business of Books
Check our website for more details about the course structure.

Entry requirements

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

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £10800 Year 1
Northern Ireland £10800 Year 1
Scotland £10800 Year 1
Wales £10800 Year 1
Channel Islands £10800 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £10800 Year 1
EU £22350 Year 1
International £22350 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