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Creative writing

Whether you’re interested in writing children’s books, novels, short stories, newspaper articles or blogs, or just thinking of taking that first step towards creative writing, our range of practical, innovative writing courses are all taught by professional authors and editors uniquely placed to help you explore your writing within a supportive learning environment.

Find your short course

Why study creative writing at City, University of London?

Variety

City short courses offer creative writing programmes that cater for both novice and seasoned writers, whether you are interested in writing children's books, novels, short stories, newspaper articles , websites or blogs.

Progression

You can study for one term only or across three terms. Further progression can be attained through the well-established Novel Studio 12-month programme.

Flexibility

The writing courses provide students with the opportunity to study from beginner to advanced levels and gain an understanding of writing styles and techniques.

Teaching Methods

Evening courses are taught in a relaxed but stimulating environment.

Achievements

Students on our writing short courses have gone on to be signed with literary agents and have their books published.

What’s it like to study a short course at City?

Find out more about our creative writing short courses