Lancaster University

Lancaster University

Creative Writing (distance learning)

This international programme links students in the UK and overseas through virtual learning. The programme is mediated by online tutorials and conferences. A cohort of 18�20 students exchanges and critiques writing in a range of literary forms. You will be allocated a personal tutor and our course site provides research training modules and a cybercaf� where you can meet and communicate informally. At the end of the summer term of your 1st year, a 5-day Summer School is held on campus, consisting of workshops, personal progress reviews, and visits by agents, publishers and writers.

Entry requirements

Portfolio of original writing and undergraduate degree. IELTS: 6.5 or equivalent.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a portfolio of creative work plus a piece of self-critical reflective writing.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Distance learning £ 3,125 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Online Study

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiries
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