If you're looking to explore your passion for the written word and to understand more about the professions surrounding it then City has a rich course offering, from evening classes to postgraduate degrees and a doctoral programme.
The Department of English offers an undergraduate degree in English and Masters degrees in English, Publishing and Creative Writing, as well as a new two-year MFA in Creative Writing.
City also runs a series of adult education short courses in creative writing that run in the evenings.
All of our courses include input from practicing writers and publishing professionals, and our academic staff are all active researchers in their field.
The innovative course design and expert teaching mean that City can help you develop the skills needed in today’s academic world and writing and publishing industries.
How to become an editor
Editors work on newspapers, magazines, books or websites to ensure content is consistent, grammatically correct and easily readable.
Short courses in Creative Writing
Our courses are taught by professional authors and editors and our practical creative writing courses will help you explore your writing and develop your storytelling skills.
Our flexible learning spaces offer better environment for project and group work which often are done along side practising publishers.
Across the university, there are various multi-use communal spaces where you can meet and share ideas.
We work in close connection with our colleagues at City Library, which consist of around 250,000 books with over 25,000 online journal titles and over 1600 study places available.
As part of the University of London, City students have access to Senate House Library.