MLitt Creative Writing

Develop your creative flair. Our MLitt Creative Writing offers you the opportunity to produce a body of work – poetry, fiction, or creative non-fiction – over the course of an inspiring and stimulating year.

Key facts

  • Award Masters / MLitt, Postgraduate Diploma, Postgraduate Certificate
  • Start date September 2021, September 2022
  • Duration MLitt full-time: 12 months, MLitt part-time: 27 months
  • Mode of study Part-time, Full-time, Campus based, Stand-alone modules

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. We combine intensive writers’ workshops, technique-focused classes and one-to-one tuition by distinguished writers, along with fascinating and useful visits from authors, agents and publishers to help you on your creative journey.

The course is designed to develop your writing talent. It allows you to intensively focus on a project while engaging with a range of genres and working practices that draw upon our rich expertise in contemporary literature, publishing, film, media and journalism. You’ll also develop skills in listening, editing and peer feedback.

Our course is open to all, whether you’re already well established in your career, starting out on your creative journey or want to take our MLitt later in life to enhance your skills and explore new creative prospects. 

Top reasons to study with us

Work placements

There are opportunities for collaboration and to take part in publications with the Stirling Art Collection and the Publishing Annual Anthology Showcase.

Flexible learning

If you’re interested in studying a module from this course, the Postgraduate Certificate or the Postgraduate Diploma then please email Graduate Admissions to discuss your course of study.

What our students said

Theresa Moerman Ib
Theresa Moerman Ib
MLitt Creative Writing
It's hard to hear the truth when your work doesn't cut the mustard. But honesty changes your work for the better.
Read Theresa's story

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