At Kingston, you can study a wide variety of writing types, from romantic poetry to crime novels, whilst discovering more about writing processes from our experienced teaching team of award-winning published writers. You will be encouraged to discover and develop your own unique writing talent through practical workshops. You’ll also join a flourishing writing community via Writers’ Centre Kingston, a literary cultural centre dedicated to creative writing in all its forms, with an annual programme of events.
Creative writing provides preparation for many careers and pathways. The ability to think and write creatively is a valuable commodity in many professional arenas, from copy writing and advertising to teaching and therapy.
Creative writing can be studied with either drama, English or film.
The BA degree courses will allow you to study a wide variety of writing, and to focus on those that attract you most, from short stories, novels, life writing, poetry, plays or non-fiction.
There is a strong emphasis on employability for our graduates, with courses devoted to professional writing and talks from guest speakers with expertise in publishing, including copy editors, producers, literary agents, reviewers and literary editors. At the same time you will be encouraged to produce your best work by following your creative impulses and writing experimentally.