Studying writing at the graduate level is an immensely challenging yet rewarding experience, and we encourage aspiring writers to consider enrolling in programmes that will continue their writing education and artistic development. These are some of the strongest programmes abroad.
University of California at Irvine
Florida State University
University of Iowa
Johns Hopkins University
University of Michigan
New York University
University of Texas, Michener Center
University of Virginia
University of Edinburgh
The University of Nottingham
University of Southampton
Royal Holloway (University of London)
University of Leicester
University of St. Andrew’s
University of Leeds
Queen’s University Belfast
The University of Manchester
See more UK and Ireland Courses on the Prospects.ac.uk site.
Search courses on the EducaEdu site.
Online Master's Degrees
Online MA in Creative Writing and New Media
The MA in Creative Writing and New Media in the Faculty of Humanities at De Montfort University is designed for writers interested in exploring the potential of new technologies in their writing, via a combination of online study with a week-long workshop in the UK.
University of Lancaster Distance Learning MA in Creative Writing:
Lancaster University has just expanded its Distance Learning MA in Creative Writing. It boasts eight highly regarded writers tutoring on the course and admits 18-20 students annually.
Courses in Creative Writing Abroad
Anne Aylor’s Creative Writing Workshops
A range of short courses in creative writing, run in the UK and throughout Europe.
Residential creative writing courses in historic UK locations.
Cardiff University Online Creative Writing Course
Online creative writing course which can be taken for Certificate of Higher Educaiton credits.
Centre for Lifelong Learning at the University of York
Offers open access creative writing courses to the local community
International Centre for Distance Learning
Includes information about distance learning, literary, and creative writing courses.
London School of Journalism
Various creative writing courses.
London Writing Workshops
Intensive and inspiring short creative writing courses, suitable for all levels of experience.
Open College of the Arts
Information about correspondence courses in creative writing.
New Writing and playwriting workshops and courses for all levels.
The University of Edinburgh Open Studies Creative Writing courses
These short courses run in three separate sessions throughout the year.
- PalFest Writing Workshops (1.5 hours, Birzeit, Sun May 26)
- Workshop: Writing Good Non-Fiction & Editing (20 hours, Birzeit)
- Workshop: Completing / Redrafting Scripts for Stage or Screen (20 hours, Birzeit)
- Creative Youth Workshop: Storyboards (Jalazone)
- Literary Nites Series: poetry and prose in the garden
- May Book Club: Ramallah Chapter (English)
- Children's Festival of Stories & Strange Creatures
- Intern With Us