Creative Writing Online Bachelor and Master Degree Courses in the UK

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Middlesex University - - - £5500 £5500 - London online Part-time
The Open University 93% - 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
The University of York 93% - 0% £3040 £3040 - York online Part-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 93% - 0% - - - Manchester online Full-time
Bournemouth University 93% - 0% £8500 £15000 - Poole online Full-time
University of East Anglia 93% - 0% £8900 £8900 - Norwich online Part-time
The Open University 93% - 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
Lancaster University 93% - 0% - - - Lancaster online Part-time
Falmouth University 93% - 0% - - - Falmouth online Part-time
Falmouth University 93% - 0% - - - Falmouth online Part-time
Kingston University 93% - 0% £8000 £14500 - Kingston upon Thames online Full-time
Spurgeon's College - - - - - - London online Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 91% - 15% - - - Canterbury online Part-time
The Open University 89% 0% 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
Falmouth University 84% 0% 15% - - 133 Falmouth online Full-time
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Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Creative Writing

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £18220 £16892 £19401
25-75 percentile range £16195 - £22146 £11754 - £21492 £14677 - £25366

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £18147 £17054 £20351
25-75 percentile range £16588 - £21853 £12786 - £21414 £15122 - £25568

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Creative Writing

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Creative Writing who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Specialisations within Creative Writing

  • Playwriting
  • Poetry Writing

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Creative Writing who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Creative Writing (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Creative Writing at Bath Spa University

25% Artistic, literary and media occupations
10% Elementary occupations
5% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Sales occupations
5% Teaching Professionals
5% Skilled trades occupations
5% Media Professionals
5% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
5% Caring personal services
5% Customer service occupations

Grading Distribution

Students of Creative Writing in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Creative Writing

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Creative Writing studies:
  • Master of Arts (Postgraduate) - MA (PG)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Master of Fine Arts - MFA (PG)
  • Master of Arts - MA

English Literature and Creative Writing (Q86) at The Open University received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 93 out of 100 among 162 respondents.

The median salary of graduates of Creative Writing was £18220 15 months after graduation, £16892 3 years after graduation and £19401 5 years after graduation.