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Creative Writing

Undergraduate Certificate in Creative Writing: Creative Non-Fiction Register Interest Apply Now
Undergraduate Certificate in Creative Writing: Fiction and Writing for Performance Register Interest Apply Now
Undergraduate Diploma in Creative Writing: Advanced Fiction and Writing for Performance Register Interest Apply Now
Undergraduate Diploma in Creative Writing: Advanced Non-Fiction Register Interest Apply Now
Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching Creative Writing Register Interest Closed for 2020
MSt in Creative Writing Register Interest Apply Now
MSt in Crime and Thriller Writing Register Interest Coming soon
MSt in Writing for Performance *NEW* Register Interest Apply Now

English Literature

Undergraduate Certificate in English Literature: Approaches to literary study Register Interest Apply Now
Undergraduate Diploma in English Literature: Literature Past and Present Register Interest Apply Now

Undergraduate Advanced Diplomas

Advanced Diploma in Research in the Arts/Sciences Apply Now
Advanced Diploma in Research Theory and Practice Apply Now

Short and online courses

You can view our short and online courses in Creative Writing, Literature and Film Studies here

Summer Programmes

Our International Summer Programmes have been welcoming participants from all over the world since 1923. Join adult students of all ages and backgrounds for an intensive learning experience.

Creative Writing Summer Programme - 2-15 August 2020

Literature Summer Programme - Term I: 5-18 July; Term II: 19 July-1 August 2020

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Creative writing tutors

Midge Gillies 

Ms Midge Gillies is the author of seven non-fiction books, including biographies of Amy Johnson and Marie Lloyd. In The Barbed-Wire University (Aurum Press, 2011) she explores what it was really like to be an Allied Prisoner of War in the Second World War. She is the author of Writing Lives (CUP, 2009) and co-author, with Sally Cline, of Literary Non-Fiction: A Writers’ & Artists’ Companion (Bloomsbury Academic, 2015). She studied history at Girton College and has written for a range of national, international and regional newspapers and magazines. Her book about army wives from the Crimean War to the present day was published in August 2016. For three years she was Royal Literary Fund Fellow at Magdalene College, Cambridge and is currently Director of the Institute of Continuing Education's Undergraduate Certificates and Diplomas in Creative Writing. She is the Institute’s Teaching Officer for Creative Writing.

About our tutors

Our courses are taught by tutors with teaching and research interests in diverse areas of critical and creative work.

What our students say

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