City, University of London

City, University of London

Creative Writing and Publishing

This course will appeal to both experienced and aspiring writers who wish to gain the knowledge and skills relevant to professional practice in commercial settings which produce creative content for both print and digital formats. You will be introduced to the rapidly developing world of self-publishing. By offering a digital publishing element, you will learn more about the increasing importance of social media and web publishing in both finding and sustaining your own community of readers.

Entry requirements

A 2:1 degree or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Storytelling; creative writing; workshop; professional placement; developing creative content; designing interactive Media.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through an individual assessment, which may include a portfolio of creative writing, a substantial piece of redrafted creative writing with an accompanying self-reflective essay or a critical academic essay or a researched book proposal.In your other modules, you will be assessed by a range of methods including analytical essays; assessed group and individual projects; presentations with supporting research; and reflective reports on your own portfolios of writing or professional experience.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 15,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 5,000 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Northampton Square Islington EC1V 0HB South East

Key information

School of Arts and Social Science
Telephone number: 
020 7040 4566