Study writing

Whether you want to study journalism, media and publishing or English and Creative Writing we have the perfect writing course for you.

We're ranked No.3 in London for journalism and publishing (Guardian league table 2022).

Our journalism and media degrees are taught by top practitioners in their fields. You'll hone and practise your skills in our dedicated industry-standard newsrooms and media suite, designed to give you the experience of working in a fast-paced professional environment.

Your learning experience is enhanced through exciting talks and workshops from industry experts such as: multi-award-winning producer and director, James Jones and journalists including, Tim de Lisle, Matthew Todd, Zoe Beaty and Ian Cobain.

Our graduates work at many large media organisations such as Reuters, Cosmopolitan, OK!, Channel 4News, Sky, the BBC, The Times, Al Jazeera, Apple, Discovery Channel, Google Play, and Saatchi Gallery.

Our creative writing and English degrees have a practical emphasis: you'll learn to think creatively, analyse perspectives, evaluate problems, and frame an argument and present ideas effectively.

Your learning experience is enhanced through exciting talks and workshops from well-known writers like Samira Ahmed, an award-winning journalist; David Jenkins, editor of Little White Lies, a bi-monthly movie magazine, and Alex Stedman, fashion blogger at The Frugality and award-winning playwright, Winsome Pinnock.

You'll build a professional portfolio and work on real-life industry projects, giving you vital employment experience to prepare you for a career in writing and publishing.

Many of our graduates have had their work published. Recently, Oyinkan Braithwaite's debut novel My Sister, The Serial Killer was longlisted for the Booker Prize 2019.

Many of our courses have an integrated foundation year or the option to undertake a placement year. Click on the course you're interested in below to find out more.

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