Birmingham City University

Birmingham City University

Creative Writing

This course helps students to develop their potential as a novelist, poet, scriptwriter or non-fiction author. It is taught by distinguished writers, with the support of a superb range of guest seminars and masterclasses by visiting authors, editors and agents, through our Institute of Creative and Critical Writing. Our graduates have had their work broadcast on BBC Radio Four, been published in leading fiction journals, set up their own publishing companies, secured agents for their work, won places on writer development programmes, and been shortlisted for prestigious writing awards, including the Manchester Fiction Prize.

Entry requirements

Entrance is based on the submission of a piece of written work (less than 10 pages) together with evidence of a commitment to writing plus an informal interview (which can be conducted by telephone.) 2 satisfactory references are also required; based on this, students may be accepted on to the course.

Course modules

Core modules include: fiction, creative non-fiction, screenwriting, scripting and staging, poetry, reading into writing, final project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 930 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 930 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 930 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 930 per Credit (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 930 per Credit (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City North Campus Birmingham B42 2SU West Midlands

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