Creative Writing and Publishing (MA)

the United Kingdom

For more information about Creative Writing and Publishing at Bournemouth University (BU), please visit the webpage using the button above.

The award
MA

How long you will study
1 - 2 Years

Domestic course fees
GBP 8500 per total

How you will study
full-time, part-time, online

Course starts
September, January

International course fees
GBP 15000 per total

All study options

About Creative Writing and Publishing 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. 

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMAHow you will studyFull-time, Part-time, OnlineHow long you will study1 - 2 year
    Course startsSeptember, JanuaryDomestic course feesGBP 8500 per totalInternational course feesGBP 15000 per total

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.

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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