Ready to take the leap and go freelance? Eager to explore narrative non-fiction and life writing through essay, article of full-length book? Whatever your goal, City has the course and the expertise you need for success.

Career perspectives

City offer an expanding portfolio of short courses, from beginners to advanced, to help you take your writing to the next level across a range of forms and media, from newspaper articles to blogs and social media posts. These part-time courses can fit around your lifestyle, with evening and weekend classes.

Meanwhile at post-graduate level the MA Creative Writing has a non-fiction stream that offers the chance to develop your writing through practical and analytic modules and regular workshops, as well as visits from editors, agents and writers.

Or the two-year MFA Creative Writing allows you to build on your MA to produce a full-length manuscript.

Study non-fiction your way

Whether you want to write newspaper articles, blogs or social media posts, our non-fiction courses are designed to enable you to develop your writing across a range of platforms.

We make sure our part-time courses can fit around your lifestyle. Join us after work in the evenings or study with us at the weekend. You also have the choice of intensive training over one weekend or spreading out study across a term.