English Literature

MSc in Creative Writing by Online Learning

This programme has closed permanently to new students and will not be accepting any new students in the future. The information on these webpages relates to current students who have still to complete their degrees.

About the programme

The programme enables you to focus in depth on your own creative practice at a pace which allows for work and family commitments.

Programme structure (for current students)

The programme runs for three years, beginning in September. It includes winter, spring and summer breaks from teaching.

Staff profiles

The programme is run by experienced, published writers.


The programme is run by experienced, published writers.

Creative Writing Online Showcase

This link will take you to recent online showcases produced by students during the final year of study.  Compiling a showcase was an optional project and the writers who chose to contribute work have made their own selection available to view at:


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