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Course summary

Study and produce creative texts in every genre, explore the latest innovative writing, and learn about cultural contexts, research methods and creative industries within the heart of London. In this creative writing master's, you will be guided by expert writers through each of the core genres of prose fiction, poetry, scriptwriting and creative non-fiction. You’ll be able to experiment with topics, styles, forms and hybrids, leading to a substantial portfolio of original creative work. Among our innovative approaches to imaginative writing, we encourage students to explore links between texts and other disciplines, such as history, theory, politics, and cultural studies. Different writing techniques and reflective practices will help you advance your skills in textual analysis and encourage you to consider the opportunities and challenges of writing. Creative writing graduates will be well-placed to pursue careers in writing, academia, research, journalism, publishing, teaching, and creative and heritage industries, amongst other occupations. The course also benefits practitioners in these fields who wish to advance their writing or career prospects. What you should know about this course

  • This new MA is taught by expert writers with internationally-recognised publications.
  • You will gain advanced understanding of contemporary writing in each of the core genres.
  • You will produce new writing in every genre and specialise in a genre of your choosing.
  • You will benefit from being taught by guest experts from around the world.
  • You will join a unique writing environment, rich with other writers and industry links, in the heart of London.

Modules

All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.

Assessment method

On this course, students are assessed by coursework, presentations, and a dissertation, which signifies the culmination of your studies in a longer piece of independent research developed with a supervisor.


Entry requirements

An undergraduate (honours) degree at 2:2, or above, in a relevant Humanities or Social Science subject. Other subject areas may also be considered. For more information, contact [email protected] or 020 8331 9000. Suitable applicants will be required to submit a portfolio and/or undertake an assessment and attend an interview.


English language requirements

We accept a wide range of English language qualifications. For our English entry requirements, please click on the link below.

https://www.gre.ac.uk/international/help-and-support/courses


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £17450 Whole course
England £11000 Whole course
Northern Ireland £11000 Whole course
Scotland £11000 Whole course
Wales £11000 Whole course
International £17450 Whole course

Additional fee information

These fees are currently set for 2024/25 entry. For more information, please visit: https://www.gre.ac.uk/finance/fees

Sponsorship information

We understand that the transition to University for Undergraduate students can be daunting and confusing when it comes to finances. The University of Greenwich has a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and other financial support measures to support students that require it most. More information can be found on our website at www.greenwich.ac.uk/finance/funding-your-studies

Creative Writing at University of Greenwich - UCAS