Our year-round programme of literary events includes UEA Live, the Noirwich Crime Writing Festival, and the hugely successful International Literary Festival.Our students join us from all over the world and progress to careers across the creative industries.UEA pioneered the teaching of Creative Writing in the UK.
The publishing success of our graduates remains unrivalled, and in 2017 one of our alumni, Kazuo Ishiguro, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Still the most prestigious Creative Writing programme in the UK, we have been awarded a Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education in recognition of our continuing excellence in delivering innovative courses at a world-class level. In this short film, Emma Healey, a graduate of our MA Creative Writing Prose Fiction and author of two very successful novels, talks about her writing and how UEA inspired her…
You will work with them to prepare your own writing for submission.
Our courses provide a unique opportunity to explore and develop your creative writing skills.
Along with your application you will be asked to submit examples of your creative writing, either two short stories, six poems or a script.
Those who complete the PGCert can choose to transfer to the second year of our part time MA.
Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply.
Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
With a population of 5,487,000 people, Newcastle has a strong demand for workers in Creative Writing.
Studying Creative Writing with Vibe Learning will see you joining a learning community with like-minded students and engaging with industry experts to learn real world skills.