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Creative Writing

Dream of seeing your work in print, online or on stage? Our practice-led courses taught by professional writers at Edge Hill University will help make this a reality. With modules like scriptwriting, fiction, poetry and games writing, as well as placements and work projects with organisations like Edge Hill University Press or Crooked Dice Game Design Studio, you’ll soon find your niche.

Don’t just learn to write. Learn to be a writer. We’ll show you how to make a valuable contribution to literature.

3rd in the North West for student satisfaction (Complete University Guide 2023 - Creative Writing).

Throughout the course we will teach you both writing theory and practice-led skills you need for your career.

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Discover Creative Writing at Edge Hill University

Our lecturers are all published writers who know what it takes to succeed in the industry. Throughout your degree, we’ll help you find your passion in writing and develop the skills you need for your future career, whether that’s as a writer, in the creative industries, for example the media, theatre or publishing, or in areas such as teaching and placements with organisations like Edge Hill University Press or Crooked Dice Game Design Studio.


The £17 million Creative Edge building has everything you need to become capable, versatile, creative writers and thinkers.

Creative Edge’s social learning spaces are ideal for passionate discussion, after a session in the large lecture theatre. Surrounded by like-minded creatives, collaborative opportunities shape your studies, and your social life.

Whatever your course or career goals, you’ll develop the practical skills, analytical tools and confidence for wherever your creative flair and insight takes you.

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Open days are suitable whether you are looking to study an undergraduate programme or postgraduate course. Attending an open day provides an opportunity for you, and your family, to see our beautiful campus.

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