Goldsmiths, University of London

Goldsmiths, University of London

Writer / Teacher

Students have the opportunity to develop their own creative writing practices and explore a range of educational approaches towards creative writing; students work with practising and published creative writing lecturers and education lecturers in collaboration with professionals working in local cultural institutions.

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree of at least 2nd Class standard in a relevant subject, and need to submit a portfolio of creative or life writing; applicant's portfolio should include 1 item, or a combination of items, from the following list (up to a maximum of 6,000 words): 1 or 2 short stories; 10-15 poems; 2 or 3 extracts from a novel; 2 or 3 extracts from non-fiction writing; if student's native language is not English they need a minimum score of 7.0 in IELTS (including 7.0 in the written element).

Course modules

Modules include: workshop in creative and life writing; contemporary writer identity and education; research into writing practices.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 6,360 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 12,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 1,120 per Module (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 2,160 per Module (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Goldsmiths, University of London Lewisham SE14 6NW South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
020 7078 5300