MA in Creative Writing and Publishing atKingston University London , Kingston upon ThamesKingston School of Art

Duration

1 year (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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Type of University

Public

Year of establishment

1889

Highlights

  • This course offers creative writers the chance to learn not only the craft of writing but also current trends in publishing from world-renowned professionals
  • It offers the opportunity to develop a creative writing portfolio at the same time as getting to grips with how the publishing process works
  • The creative writing element of this course is workshop-led and, in the second semester, students will be given the opportunity to specialize in the genre of their choice, be it poetry, drama or children's fiction

Ranking

  • University Rankings
    • #601-650

      - QS 2023

    • #801-1000

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2023

    • #78

      - The Complete University Guide 2023

    • #55

      - The Guardian 2023

    • #1317

      - US News & World Report 2023

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 15,33,359
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 6,58,624
Text booksINR 61,746
MiscellaneousINR 2,26,402
TotalINR 9,46,772

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 Pound = INR 102.91

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Tuition & expenses were last updated on 9ᵗʰ December 2021

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria
12th

No specific cutoff mentioned

Graduation

55%

  • Applicants are normally expected to have:
    • a 2:2 or second class degree or above in a related subject; and/or
    • a demonstrative interest in creative writing

PTE

Marks - 58/90

With no element below 58

IELTS

Marks - 6.5/9

With 7.0 in Writing and 5.5 in all other elements

Other eligibility criteria
  • Copies of transcripts and certificates which confirm qualifications obtained and pending with the complete breakdown of all subjects studied and marks obtained. These should clearly show the qualification awarded and the final overall grade/mark. If they are not in English, copies translated into English by an authorized translator is required
  • A personal statement of at least 1,000 words which should outline your reasons for applying for the course
  • ELP requirement may be waived for applicants who have passed 12th English with a minimum of 70%
  • Two references, at least one of which should be an academic reference (eg a college/university tutor or course director). If the applicant left higher education several years ago, please request a reference from a professional who can comment on their suitability for the course they have applied for or alternatively, applicants can email their referees' details to SECAdmissions@kingston.ac.uk
  • Applicants are invited for interview by the course director or another senior member of the teaching team
  • Applicants must include a sample of their writing – novel, short story or poetry (about 3,000 words)
Conditional Offer

Yes

Students can get a conditional offer

Scholarships
Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for UK.

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