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The award
MA

How long you will study
1 - 2 year

Domestic course fees
GBP 9690 per year

How you will study
full-time, part-time

Course starts
find out

International course fees
GBP 15810 per year

All study options

About Creative Writing and Publishing at City, University of London

Who is it for?

This course will appeal to both experienced and new writers who wish to gain the knowledge and skills relevant to professional practice in commercial settings which produce creative content for print and across digital formats. You will be introduced to the fast-changing world of commercial publishing, and will be given an understanding of and exposure to the many different sectors of the publishing industry. A digital publishing element will teach you how social media and web publishing is now vital to finding and sustaining your own community of readers.

The target market for the programme is graduates from across the humanities and social sciences who wish to combine a focus on the development of creative writing skills with a strong theoretical and practical understanding of how the publishing industry works. It is ideal for anyone interested in getting hands-on publishing experience alongside developing their creative practice.

Objectives

This course is designed to improve your skills as a creative writer, particularly in the fields of novel writing and short story writing, while at the same time introducing you to the basics of how publishing works as an industry and the basic core publisher roles. If you are interested in learning how you, as a writer, can engage with the publishing industry and even work within it, this course will develop the skills and experience you need. Creative Writing and Publishing MA enables you to aspire to a professional role that will match your interests and draw upon all of your talents. We welcome writers of all genres with recent graduates developing projects in literary fiction, fantasy, romance, dystopian, science fiction and young adult fiction.

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-timeHow long you will study1 - 2 year
    Course starts find outDomestic course feesGBP 9690 per yearInternational course feesGBP 15810 per year

Notes about fees for this course

Fees listed are for full-time only. Part-time fees are:

UK/EU: £4,845 per year

£7,905 per year.

Entry requirements

For students whose first language is not English, an IELTS score of at least 7.0 is required (with 7.0 in the writing component).

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