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English and Creative Writing - Postgraduate Courses

An MA in English or Creative Writing from Northumbria is so much more than just a Masters. Our unique and exciting partnership with New Writing North has a key focus on talent development through the Northern Writers' Awards, which supports writing talent in the region through bursaries, mentoring and industry networks.

So, whether you have a passion and talent for writing and dream of being published, or have a love of literature you want to explore further, Northumbria is the place for you. By studying a Masters in English or Creative Writing you will learn from internationally recognised scholars, nurture your passion and be inspired. Join us.

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Learn more about our unique partnership with New Writing North

Getting curious?

Hear from your course leaders and our current students, and find out more about life on our English Masters courses.

Don't just take our word for it, hear from current students

Browse through our current student profiles below to gain insight from real students, currently studying on one of our English courses. Find out why they decided to study and English course at Northumbria and what they are learning during their time with us.

But what will I do with a Masters in English?

Do you have buckets of passion but you're worried about the practicality of an English MA? Our graduates are making waves among an exciting range of industries in a variety of ambitious careers. Meet some of our English alumni below, find out what they have done with their studies and how they did it!

Meet your academics

Meet a selection of the academic staff who teach on our English and Creative Writing courses. For more staff profiles, visit the 'Teaching Staff' section of our course webpages

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