Oxford Brookes University

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

MA in Creative Wrting


Wheatley, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

PhD in Creative Writing, Postgraduate Certificate in Creative Writing, Master of Arts - MA in Creative Writing

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Creative Writing MA at Oxford Brookes will grow your writing through work with established writers, industry professionals, teaching specialists and your peers, whilst you experience this most literary of all cities. From the opening evening of your course in September – previous speakers have included international bestseller Philip Pullman, Booker winner Howard Jacobson and Pulitzer/Orange winner Marilynne Robinson – through to the showcase for agents and publishers following your graduation, our aim is to make your time at Brookes a decisive stage in your development. The course has full-time and part-time routes. Your postgraduate study here will centre on your own creative writing, combined with critical analysis, reflective commentary and scholarly research. Course content The MA in Creative Writing involves taking the core compulsory module ‘Creativity, Writing and Textuality: Concepts and Practice’, two elective modules from those available, and completing a major project of writing in any genre. For the PGDip, three modules are taken (‘Creativity, Writing and Textuality, Concepts and Practice’ and two electives from those available). For the PGCert, two modules are taken (‘Creativity, Writing and Textuality, Concepts and Practice’) and one elective from those available. We offer the following modules: Creativity, Writing and Textuality: Concepts and Practice, Narrative, Shorter Forms, Poetry, Writing Lives, Writing Voice, Changing Literature, Independent Study and Creativity, Writing and Textuality: Major Project.


Accredited by Oxford Brookes University

International Student Requirements:

Applicants whose first language is not English should hold one of the following qualifications: British Council (IELTS) Test: band 7 overall with at least 6 in each band TOEFL: 100 (internet-based) Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency: grade C or above NEAB University Test in English for Speakers of Other Languages: Pass JMB Test in English for Overseas Students: grade 1,2 or 3

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

In State Tuition (per year): 4840 GBP

Out State Tuition (per year): 11600 GBP

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