London Metropolitan University

Course Introduction

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.

Course Modules

Core modules: Creative writing; digital storytelling; feature journalism; researching media, communications and the creative industries; creative, digital and professional writing final project/dissertation. Optional modules: Creative non'fiction; scriptwriting; multimedia journalism; innovations in publishing; political communication; advertising; principles of digital media; digital video production.

Course Additional Entry

A 2.2 UK degree or equivalent. A relevant professional qualification and/or experience will also be considered. Applicants must submit 2 contrasting writing samples of 750 words each. All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £11,700  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £7,965  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £885  Credit module. First year home fees