The University of York
Key Course Facts
The programme is aimed at experienced writers who are comfortable with exploring the possibilities of the English language; at writers wishing to develop their creative and critical skills at an advanced level. This is a part-time, postgraduate-level programme delivered wholly online in a fully-supported learning environment. The programme adopts an all-encompassing approach to the discipline of creative writing, taking in a variety of genres and exploring the major forms of prose, poetry and scripts.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
- Graduate Degrees
- Undergraduate Degrees
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Creative Writing, PgDip, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
Tuition Fees Creative Writing PgDip
|England UK||£3040||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£3040||year 1|
|Channel Islands||£3040||year 1|
Additional fee information
Average student cost of living in the UK
|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.
Positions of The University of York in top UK and global rankings.
About The University of York
The University of York, usually abbreviated to Ebor, is a collegiate research university based in the historic and picturesque city of York, England. It has two main campuses, East and West, which are just a few minute’s walking distance apart. It also has another site known as King’s Manor just North-West of the city centre.
Student composition of The University of York
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|
|Creative Writing PgDip||The University of York||-||-||-||£3040||£3040||-||York||On campus Part-time|
|Creative Writing MA||Cardiff Metropolitan University||-||-||-||£10000||-||-||Cardiff||On campus Full-time|
|English Literature and Creative Writing PgCert||Cardiff Metropolitan University||-||-||-||£1200||-||-||Cardiff||On campus Part-time|
|Creative Writing PgDip||Bangor University||-||-||-||-||-||-||Bangor||On campus Full-time|
|English (Creative Writing) PgDip||Queen's University of Belfast||-||-||-||-||-||-||Belfast||On campus Part-time|