Our cutting-edge Creative Writing MA is at the forefront of literary MA provision in the UK. Here you can study and write literary fiction, fantasy, dark & transgressive fiction, horror, thriller and domestic noir, and you can write in a wide variety of forms. All modules are taught by published writers, and Roehampton's post-graduate experience is among the best in the country. Come here to do your best writing. Come here with the aim of being published.
1 year (full-time)
2 years (part-time)
Number of Credits
Benefit from the department’s excellent contacts with agents, editors and publishers across the field of writing.
New modules in fantasy, horror and crime fiction, and dark and transgressive writing.
Roehampton's in-house Fincham Press provides opportunities for you to see your writing published, and gain hands-on experience of the publishing process.
How to apply
- September 2024 entry: apply using our direct application form.
- Check our application deadlines
- View our entry requirements for postgraduate programmes
- View our general entry criteria and application FAQs below
If you need any help or advice with your application, or just want to ask us a question before you apply, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Please note that most international applicants have to pay a deposit before securing their place.
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Specific Entry Requirements
A second-class honours degree is normally required but non-standard applications are also welcome, and applicants are invited to submit a portfolio of writing, consisting of approximately 2000 words of prose (Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Journalism) or 15 pages of poetry. Please upload your portfolio of writing on the online application form, which can be found by clicking the 'apply for the course' button.