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72 Masters Programs in Creative Writing

Creative writing professionals find rewarding careers in numerous sectors, such as broadcasting, entertainment, the Web, media, academia, publishing and more. Offered at universities and academic institutions in countries around the world, Master of Creative Writing programs are ideal for returning students with work experience in a range of fields, as well as recent Bachelor's graduates seeking t… Read more

Creative writing professionals find rewarding careers in numerous sectors, such as broadcasting, entertainment, the Web, media, academia, publishing and more. Offered at universities and academic institutions in countries around the world, Master of Creative Writing programs are ideal for returning students with work experience in a range of fields, as well as recent Bachelor's graduates seeking to build additional qualifications. Master of Creative Writing students combine the study of master writers and their works with practical methodologies for creative thinking and idea generation to develop the key knowledge and skills in their field.

Most Master of Creative Writing programs will require students to complete a Masters thesis project at some point during their studies - typically nearing the end in the program. This thesis shows the future graduate's range of skills and mastery of the subject matter taught in the Master of Creative Writing courses, seminars and workshops. Master of Creative Writing programs take about two years to compete on a full time study schedule. It is important to get more information directly from the university or academic institution offering a Master of Creative Writing program that interests you by using the one minute Web form on the program information page linked below.

If your dream career involves exciting work in writing for any of the numerous sectors listed above, then continue reading here and learn more about Master in Creative Writing programs, today!

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Flexible Learning with Falmouth University
Falmouth, United Kingdom

This course is designed to equip you with the writing skills, industry know-how, professional skills and experience of collaborative working that the ever-changing industry de ... +

This course is designed to equip you with the writing skills, industry know-how, professional skills and experience of collaborative working that the ever-changing industry demands. It aims to create graduates that stand out from the crowd, and who understand how to function within a professional environment across different screen industries. -
Master
Part-time
2 years
English
Online
 
University of Hull Online
Hull, United Kingdom

Harness the power of language and develop your distinctive voice as a writer. Transform your passion for reading into the ability to produce prose worthy of public recognition ... +

Harness the power of language and develop your distinctive voice as a writer. Transform your passion for reading into the ability to produce prose worthy of public recognition. Whatever your genre of preference, be it literary fiction, nonfiction, or the likes of fantasy, mystery or romance – you will have the opportunity to hone your writing skills and discover the techniques seminal writers have used to significant effect. -
MA
Part-time
2 years
English
Online
 
University of San Francisco - College of Arts & Sciences
San Francisco, USA

The two-and-a-half-year program begins each fall, with courses on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 9:15 p.m. On Tuesdays, workshops in each genre (fiction, poetry, a ... +

The two-and-a-half-year program begins each fall, with courses on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 9:15 p.m. On Tuesdays, workshops in each genre (fiction, poetry, and nonfiction) focus on student manuscripts in a peer set of supportive critique. On Thursdays, literature seminars focus on traditions, styles, craft elements and developments, and literary models. -
Master
Full-time
2 - 3 years
English
Campus
 

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Bar-Ilan University
Ramat Gan, Israel

The two-year program, housed in the Department of English Literature and Linguistics at Bar-Ilan University, offers an MA in English Literature with specializations in Literar ... +

The two-year program, housed in the Department of English Literature and Linguistics at Bar-Ilan University, offers an MA in English Literature with specializations in Literary Fiction, Poetry or Creative Nonfiction. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Oct 2021
Campus
 
University of Groningen
Groningen, Netherlands

The MA in Writing, Editing and Mediating offers training in writing about literature for non-academic audiences. The students will work with correcting and editing written Eng ... +

The MA in Writing, Editing and Mediating offers training in writing about literature for non-academic audiences. The students will work with correcting and editing written English of various kinds, in modules that address issues related to modern publishing. Our international staff provides teaching and support to the students in small groups (typically 15-20 students). -
MA
Full-time
12 months
English
01 Sep 2021
Campus
 
Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs
Washington, USA

Johns Hopkins' Advanced Academic Programs nine-course online or on-campus MA in Writing program reflects the school's international reputation for academic rigor and creative ... +

Johns Hopkins' Advanced Academic Programs nine-course online or on-campus MA in Writing program reflects the school's international reputation for academic rigor and creative innovation. This workshop-centered, 3-year program offers a concentration in fiction or nonfiction and includes summer residency options abroad. Some graduates use the advanced writing skills they develop in journalism, teaching or corporate writing jobs. Others go on to write nonfiction, short stories, novels, and other works. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
English
Campus
Online
 
Bath Spa University
Bath, United Kingdom

An MA designed to help you write a novel, collection of poems, collection of stories or work of non-fiction.

An MA designed to help you write a novel, collection of poems, collection of stories or work of non-fiction. -
MA
Full-time
English
Campus
 
University of Glasgow Postgraduate Programmes
Glasgow, United Kingdom

The Creative Writing programme at Glasgow has gained an excellent reputation amongst writers, agents and publishers. It is perfect for talented and aspiring writers who want t ... +

The Creative Writing programme at Glasgow has gained an excellent reputation amongst writers, agents and publishers. It is perfect for talented and aspiring writers who want to develop their craft, take risks in their work, and gain creative and critical skills; all as part of a supportive community of fellow writers. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
University of Lincoln
Lincoln, United Kingdom

Join our international community of writers at the University of Lincoln. Our MA in Creative Writing is an innovative and exciting course that provides opportunities to work c ... +

Join our international community of writers at the University of Lincoln. Our MA in Creative Writing is an innovative and exciting course that provides opportunities to work closely with practicing creative writers and professionals from the publishing industry. It is designed to encourage you to improve your craft as a writer, develop your philosophy of composition, and explore contemporary forms of literature and the creative industries. The course has a strong focus on employability and aims to prepare you for a professional writing or publishing career. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
University of Stirling
Stirling, United Kingdom

On this Masters course, you’ll learn to produce fine, nuanced writing and a body of work in either poetry, fiction or creative non-fiction.

On this Masters course, you’ll learn to produce fine, nuanced writing and a body of work in either poetry, fiction or creative non-fiction. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 27 months
English
Campus
 
University of Dundee
Dundee, United Kingdom

Develop your writing practice and refine your area of expertise, with a course that will have you feeling like a writer from the very start.

Develop your writing practice and refine your area of expertise, with a course that will have you feeling like a writer from the very start. -
Master
Full-time
12 months
English
Sep 2021
01 Sep 2021
Campus
 
Full Sail University
Winter Park, USA

In Full Sail’s Creative Writing MFA program, you’ll take your passion for storytelling to the next level by incorporating visual elements into your writing process. You’ll exp ... +

In Full Sail’s Creative Writing MFA program, you’ll take your passion for storytelling to the next level by incorporating visual elements into your writing process. You’ll explore a variety of narrative structures while writing across mediums and genres, and focus on creating characters that resonate with an audience. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
English
Online
 
Swansea University
Swansea, United Kingdom

The MA in Creative Writing is a uniquely inspirational programme that delivers integrated training in the writing of literary and media text.

The MA in Creative Writing is a uniquely inspirational programme that delivers integrated training in the writing of literary and media text. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Madrid, Spain

The Master's Degree in Creative Writing is aimed at university graduates from diverse academic and geographic fields to offer them the possibility to delve into the dimensions ... +

The Master's Degree in Creative Writing is aimed at university graduates from diverse academic and geographic fields to offer them the possibility to delve into the dimensions of creative writing, both in its traditional and innovative profiles (facilitated by ICT), and to start in the research methodologies on writing processes (composition, discourse styles, etc.). -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
2 semesters
Spanish
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Goldsmiths, University of London
London, United Kingdom

This degree is a world first. There’s nowhere else you can study black British writing in such an in-depth way – in the actual country where the writing is produced. We trace ... +

This degree is a world first. There’s nowhere else you can study black British writing in such an in-depth way – in the actual country where the writing is produced. We trace diasporic and aesthetic routes and draw upon the expertise of literary and drama specialists. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus