University of Westminster

University of Westminster

Creative Writing (Writing the City)

This course allows students to explore London as subject matter from a range of perspectives and across all genres. The programme also gives students a theoretical and practical platform from which to develop their understanding.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree or equivalent in a humanities based subject. Applications from candidates without formal qualifications but with relevant work experience in creative industries (theatre, performance, journalism, publishing) are welcome. Applicants whose native language is not English require an IELTS score of 7.0 or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: conflict and the city (writing drama); language and the imagination (poetic writing); tales of the city (prose writing); creative practice; mapping the city; the writing business; the writing project; plus options chosen from; London vortex (20th century literature and the city); reading contemporary culture; reading the nation; sociolinguistics; urban cultures; written discourse analysis.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time day £ 2,500 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time day £ 5,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Regent Street Westminster W1B 2UW South East
Cavendish Street Westminster W1W 6UW South East

Key information

Course Enquiries Office
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020 7915 5511