Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier University

Creative Writing

If you want to make a career in writing, this course is for you. You already have talent and ideas, we will add the expertise you need to approach your chosen market with confidence, originality and skill. No ambitions are out of bounds; we love commercial genre fiction and literary experiments equally. We aim to ensure our graduates are equipped to succeed and to change the culture they choose to enter.

Entry requirements

The entry requirements for this course are an Honours degree at a 2.2 or above in any discipline with relevant writing experience. Once your application is received, you may be contacted by the programme leader with an invitation to submit a sample of writing; this is the second stage in selection. Please do not send writing samples with your initial application, as a detailed brief and deadline will be provided. The final stage in the selection process is an interview; for international applicants, this is conducted by telephone.

Course modules

Subjects include: Creating narrative (writer's toolkit); innovation and authorship; creative and editorial development; writing practice (1st person narrative); writing graphic fiction; writing genre fiction; creative non-fiction; interactive media; major project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,620 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 12,620 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Merchiston Campus Edinburgh EH10 5DT Scotland

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