The modules above are those being studied by our students, or proposed new ones.
You’ll also get the opportunity to contribute to Wi TH, our student writing journal.
You'll be taught by published writers and academics from fields like screenwriting, radio, theatre, contemporary poetry, digital texts, writing for games, writing and environment, fiction and non-fiction, publishing and print culture, and children's and young adult writing. We also accept qualifications equivalent to the IELTS Academic 6.0 overall score, with at least 5.5 in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening.
These three six-week online novel-writing courses are open to all-comers.
Enrol on whichever suits your stage of writing, or take all three short courses to go all the way from first idea to finished novel.
By working on industry-engaged projects, a final portfolio and an online profile, you’ll also develop industry-level confidence and technical skills.
You’ll develop the skills to get a job in the modern writing industry, like gaining feedback from peer reviews, building collaboration skills in group projects, and preparing work for submission and performance.If a certain module is important to you, please discuss it with the Course Leader.On top of your regular lectures, seminars, workshops and self-directed learning, you’ll get plenty of time with our staff and the chance for frequent one-to-one tutorials. Do you dream of being on a TV, Film or Videogames Writing Team?Our Creative and Professional Writing course offers you, the next generation of writers, boundless opportunities for innovation in how your stories are told and enjoyed.We’ll help you understand the demands of the publishing and content industries by introducing you to modern, professional writing practice.And we’ll push you to make your own choices and build writing skills in areas like fiction and non-fiction, screenwriting, poetry, and digital games. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience. Skip to main content Skip to search Join an inspiring creative community with unique writing spaces. For the best user experience please try using a different web browser.You’ll get the chance to experiment with all forms of writing, explore audiences in the virtual and real world, work on live publishing projects, and learn what this means for your own work.On this course you’ll explore non-fiction, poetry, fiction and writing for digital games - learning to draft, edit and pitch your writing.