London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

Creative, Digital and Professional Writing

This course will allow you to develop your creative writing abilities while equipping you with the multimedia, digital skills required by professional writers working in the creative industries: Media; journalism; film; publishing; e-books; marketing and the communications industry. You will be taught by lecturers who are academics and award-winning professionals, with the skills, contacts and profile in these industries to help you develop a distinctive and individual writing voice that is also attractive to employers. This course benefits from an advisory, industry-based panel, connecting the degree with the latest professional knowledge, innovation and changes.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 UK degree or equivalent. A relevant professional qualification and/or experience will also be considered. All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language.

Course modules

Core modules: Scriptwriting; digital storytelling; writing and editing for screen and audio; reading and writing the narrative; writing project. Option modules: Feature journalism; news writing; creative writing; multimedia journalism; copy writing; creative writing and performance.

Assessment methods

Assignments, coursework, media artefacts, and portfolios made up of written/visual/audio original work.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 7,965 per Academic year (home fees) 1 calendar years
MA Full-time £ 11,700 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 calendar years
MA Part-time £ 885 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time evening £ 885 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Holloway Islington N7 8DB South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
020 7133 4202