School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics

Postgraduate Creative Writing

Creative Writing

Our School is a base for several internationally acclaimed writers and film-makers, and their expertise and passion creates an energetic learning environment for you to immerse yourself in.

Studying Creative Writing

We offer a range of postgraduate degrees for those looking to further develop their own body of creative work. Our department is home to experienced and industry-leading writers who are recognised specialists in their field. The School's research was ranked 3rd for quality in the UK in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, and all impact was classified as 'world-leading'.

We offer the following postgraduate degrees: 

Our rich culture of research is fed by the frequent public readings, seminars and workshops we host within the School. 

The creative writing courses cover a variety of topics from poetry, biography, travel literature and more, you can see the range of research topics our current postgraduate students Postgraduate Student Profiles are working on. 

Research training and funding

Our programmes are underpinned by a range of innovative research training modules.

Many funding opportunities are available for UK and EU students through the School and our collaborative partners.