Novel Writing (Distance Education)
Key Course Facts
Writing a novel is on most bucket lists, but very few people make their dream a reality. Our fully flexible online MA enables you to develop your novel at your own pace, at times to suit your lifestyle, from anywhere in the world. You’ll be supported throughout by acclaimed novelists, who are experienced creative writing lecturers with valuable industry links.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||With at least 6.0 in each component|
|TOEFL (iBT)||87||With at least 21 in listening & writing, 22 in speaking and 23 in reading|
|PTE Academic||58||With at least 51 in all components|
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Novel Writing (Distance Education), MA (PG), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
2:2 (hons degree) or equivalent qualification
Tuition Fees Novel Writing (Distance Education) MA (PG)
Average student cost of living in London
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
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About Middlesex University
Established in 1973, Middlesex University is located on the outskirts of London, roughly 40 minutes away by Underground. The university is well-known for attracting large numbers of international students every year, allowing for a diverse experience for everyone involved. In terms of on-campus activities, Middlesex U applicants can look forward to an award-winning Student Union that goes the extra mile when it comes to organising events around campus and bringing people together.
Student composition of Middlesex University
Students by level of study Academic year 2020/21 - Full-time equivalent student enrollments published by Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) on 10 February 2022
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|English and Creative Writing MA (Hons)||University of Dundee||75%||10%||10%||£9250||£19500||189||Dundee||On campus Full-time|
|Creative Writing MLitt||University of Aberdeen||79%||0%||0%||-||-||162||Aberdeen||On campus Full-time|
|English with Creative Writing MA (Hons)||University of Aberdeen||79%||0%||0%||-||-||162||Aberdeen||On campus Full-time|
|Creative Writing MA||Brunel University||79%||0%||0%||£4240||£8935||162||Uxbridge||On campus Part-time|
|Creative Writing MA||Bath Spa University||79%||0%||0%||£7995||£15580||162||Bath||On campus Full-time|
|Playwriting MSc||The University of Manchester||79%||0%||0%||£10500||£21000||162||Manchester||On campus Full-time|
|Creative Writing MA||University of Southampton||79%||0%||0%||£9250||£21000||162||Southampton||On campus Full-time|
|Creative Writing Poetry MA||University of East Anglia||79%||0%||0%||£7850||£16400||162||Norwich||On campus Full-time|
|Creative Writing MFA (PG)||University of St Andrews||79%||0%||0%||£9900||£20370||162||St Andrews||On campus Full-time|
|Creative Writing MA||University of Derby||79%||0%||0%||£6300||£14700||162||Derby||On campus Full-time|