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Creative Writing and Publishing, MA

Bournemouth University (BU), the United Kingdom

Bournemouth University (BU)

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The award How you will study Study duration Course start Domestic course fees International course fees
MAFull-time, Part-time, Online1 - 2 yearSeptember, JanuaryGBP 9500 per totalGBP 17000 per total

About Creative Writing and Publishing, MA - at Bournemouth University (BU)

Why study MA Creative Writing and Publishing at BU?

  • Analyse the cultural and critical influences on the writer and publishing industry, as well as your own practice 
  • Learn the skills to be able to write creatively and effectively, to a publishable standard, for a variety of different audiences and media 
  • Work on real-life publishing projects with BU’s own publishing press, Fresher Publishing 
  • Learn from experienced writers and practitioners who have also acquired master's degrees and/or doctorates in Creative Writing or English themselves 
  • Benefit from prestigious guest tutors from the world of writing and publishing 
  • Engage with BU’s international writing competitions: The Bournemouth Writing Prize for emerging voices, and the New Media Writing Prize for stories integrating a variety of formats. 

Flexible study 

The MA Creative Writing and Publishing course offers you the option to study full-time or part-time, either in person or online (online option applies to September intakes only). Lectures and online resources are combined with weekly small-group seminars to explore key texts, ideas, and concepts in more depth. If you are an online student, all your classes will take place virtually – bringing together a diverse cohort of students from all over the world and engaging with literary media texts and industry practices at the widest level. 

Notes about fees for this course

  • Part-time study: Your tuition fees will be charged on a pro-rata basis of the full-time fee
  • Scholarships rewarding academic achievement available from £2,000. Find out more.
  • For more fees and funding information please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/pg-funding  

Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject. For more information check out our full entry requirements.

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in writing, speaking, listening and reading. 

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