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Creative Digital and Professional Writing - MA (Full-time)

London Metropolitan University
Program overview
1 year
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Virtual open day
6/4/2021
Virtual open day
6/15/2021
English
Start dates
London
13,250 GBP
September 2021

London
13,250 GBP
January 2022

Program description

Creative Digital and Professional Writing - MA (Full-time)

Why study this course?

Do you want to earn a living from your love of writing? London Met’s Creative, Digital and Professional Writing MA will help you develop your creative writing abilities and train you in the multimedia and digital skills required by professional writers working in the creative industries. You'll be taught by award-winning professionals with the skills, contacts and industry profiles to help you develop your own distinctive and individual writing voice that will be attractive to employers.

On our Creative, Digital and Professional Writing MA, you’ll develop an advanced variety of writing skills suitable for a wide range of professional settings and literary modes.

We’ll help you develop your own creative ideas so you can thrive in creative roles such fiction and nonfiction writer or editor. It will also open up career opportunities in industries including media, journalism, film, publishing, e-books, marketing and communications.

You'll also benefit from field trips that will fire your imagination, as well as work placements in some of the prestigious media organisations based in London. Our students have gained work experience at Harper Collins, The Sunday Times, Harper's Bazaar UK, BBC, leading health magazines and websites and many more.

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Admission requirements

You will be required to have:

  • A 2:2 UK degree or equivalent (a relevant professional qualification or experience will also be considered)
  • Two contrasting writing samples of 750 words each ready for submission

To study a degree at London Met, you must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. If you require a Tier 4 student visa you may need to provide the results of a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

  • Creative Writing
  • Creative, Digital and Professional Writing Project / Dissertation
  • Digital Storytelling
  • Feature Journalism
  • Researching Media, Communication and the Creative Industries
  • Accredited Work-Based Learning in the Creative Industries
  • Creative Nonfiction
  • Curatorial Writing
  • Digital Video Production
  • Multimedia Journalism
  • Principles of Digital Media
  • Routes into Publishing
  • Scriptwriting

Modules and module details are subject to change over time

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

How much you pay in tuition fees depends on which country you come from and whether you are a full-time or part-time student. Please visit the course page on university website for fee information particular to that course.

Career opportunities

This master’s course will give you the skills needed to help you forge a career in the media and creative industries. Almost every commercial and public company now requires a communications manager, and as a graduate of this course you’ll be equipped with the specialist skills this role demands. More diverse roles will also be open to you, including creative writer (fiction and creative nonfiction), journalist, editor, publisher, arts manager, web designer, software designer, arts curator and consultant and events manager professions.

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London Metropolitan University

Based in England’s historic capital city, London Metropolitan University has a rich history of education with its roots dating back to 1848. Taking its current form following a merger of two well-renowned universities in 2002, it offers a wide range...


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