Kingston University London

Course Introduction

Students develop their creative writing portfolio at the same time as getting to grips with the industry in which they wish to publish their work. Students take writing modules and learn about current trends in the industry; the publishing side of the course focuses on marketing'led commercial and trade publishing, the structure of the industry and the core skills required to get into it.

Course Modules

Modules include: Create: the business of publishing; special study: workshops in popular genre writing; writers' workshop. Optional modules: creative writing dissertation; practical publishing project; publishing dissertation; work placements, networking and career planning; make: content development and production; share: strategic marketing and sales.

Course Additional Entry

A 2nd Class degree or above in a related subject; applicants must also submit a 2,000'word sample of creative writing; applicants whose 1st language is not English require academic IELTS of 6.5 overall with 7.0 in writing.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £13,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £5,900  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £6,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £2,950  Academic year. First year home fees