Brunel University London

Course Introduction

We know all about the compulsion to write, and all its attendant doubts. That's why we're committed to teaching you the craft of creative writing in a supportive, dedicated, structured and motivating environment that will nurture your work and help you develop as a writer. Join our department and you'll immediately become part of our community of writers, like'minded people who believe in the power and freedom of imaginative writing. It's a great environment in which to find your voice, and your place in the world of words. Our graduates agree ' Creative Writing at Brunel University London is ranked in the top five for personal development in the 2015 National Student Survey.

Course Modules

Level 1: (20 credits per module). Thinking about literature; English in evolution; introduction to writing fiction; introduction to writing drama. Level 2: (20 credits per module) Introduction to writing poetry; writing the short story; writing journalism; screenwriting; writing the journey; Level 3: (20 credits per module) Writing modern fiction; writing comedy; writing modern drama: (40 Credits) Major project or dissertation: Minor project or dissertation; creative writing and the creative industries.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £13,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees
6 years
Part Time
BA (Hons) £6,750  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • European Baccalaureate 75%
  • International Baccalaureate 30
  • GCE A-level BBB
  • SQA Advanced Higher BBB
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AABBB
  • Foundation / access qualification
  • IELTS 6.5
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma DDD
  • SQA Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma

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12% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 7%

Total Coursework: 88%

Total Practical: 5%

£4,500 - £6,900
Typical cost of university accommodation

£4,200 - £5,000
Typical cost of private accommodation