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Creative Writing (Hons)

Teesside University

36 months
14000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Creative Writing (Hons) from Teesside University develops your skills across a range of forms, genres and markets including prose fiction, poetry, life writing and creative non-fiction, writing for digital environments, writing that seeks to effect change in the world, experimental writing, and writing for wellbeing


This innovative course inspires and supports your development as a practising creative writer. A range of workshops, seminars and our unique creative writing lab help you gain professional skills in writing, editing, publishing, performance, and writing group facilitation to use your writing and your voice to make a difference in the world.

Teesside graduates go on to work in a variety of professional settings including digital copywriting, teaching, publishing, screenwriting, business start-ups and marketing.

Top reasons to study this Creative Writing (Hons) course
  • Work with our team of practising and published writers, from poets and performance poets to bestselling authors.
  • Experiment with a range of forms and genres, develop your specialised interests and create your professional writing portfolio.
  • An innovative approach to learning and teaching treats you as a peer, partner and co-producer of knowledge.
  • Our emphasis on employability and the development of a range of professional writing and communication skills make you career ready for a wide market.
  • You can participate in live research projects and publish your work in print and digital forms.

Career opportunities

This course from Teesside University, is designed specifically to help you to gain the transferable skills in creative and critical thinking and writing that equip you for a range of careers including in writing, publishing and editing, the wider creative industries, education and training.

For those interested in extending their studies, we offer four MA degrees: in English, creative writing, creative writing (distance learning) and creative writing and wellbeing (distance learning).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Concepts of Culture
  • Creative Writing Lab: Writing and Audience
  • Creative Writing Lab: Writing for Social Change
  • Critical Practice
  • Practising Poetry
  • Romantics to Realism

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The main UCAS closing date is 29 January. You are encouraged to apply by then although late applications are accepted through UCAS until 30 June. 


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Typical offer: 96-112 tariff points
  • You can gain considerable knowledge from work, volunteering and life. Under recognition of prior learning (RPL) you may be awarded credit for this which can be credited towards the course you want to study.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Part time fee for UK applicants £4,500 (120 credits)

Living costs for Middlesbrough

600 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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