Push your creative limits. Build your literary skills. Join practice-led workshops and readings with contemporary writers. Make connections as publishing and broadcasting professionals share insights. You will find your voice with a creative writing degree that fires your imagination. As a writer, you are an artist and a craftsperson. Our creative writing degree gives you the tools and skills you need to grow into the best writer you can be. During the course, you experiment with different kinds of writing. You’ll create original poetry, fiction, and non-fiction. We’ll help send your imagination soaring in writing scripts and narratives for stage, screen and games. We encourage you to challenge yourself. You’ll learn to analyse and edit your own work to make your writing better: an ability every good writer must develop. We are proud of our supportive Edge Hill writing community. It has helped students like you achieve their potential for over 30 years. Our teaching team consists entirely of published writers, so understand what it takes to launch a writing career. Our visiting professionals – writers, producers, editors, poets, dramatists – love to share their knowledge. We all work together so you can succeed.
Please visit our website for information on available modules.
All modules are assessed by coursework, which includes creative practice, critical practice, essays, presentations, and a reflection on the creative process. There are no formal written examinations as part of the current assessment methods on this degree.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
International students should visit our website for further information: www.edgehill.ac.uk/international
If you have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent), there is no maximum number of qualifications that we will accept UCAS points from. This includes additional qualifications such as Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), AS Levels that haven’t been continued to A Level, and General Studies AS or A Level awards. For further information on how you can meet the entry requirements, including details of alternative qualifications, please visit www.edgehill.ac.uk/offers or contact our Course Enquiries Team on 01695 657000 or email [email protected].
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