Goldsmiths, University of London: Creative Writing and Education

InstitutionGoldsmiths, University of London View institution profile
Department Educational Studies
Study type Taught


You might be a teacher who writes; a writer who works in education; a poet, a novelist or a short story writer. Whatever your background, this course will teach you more about the connections between creative writing and education.

**Why study MA Creative Writing and Education at Goldsmiths?**
- You'll develop your writing skills across a variety of genres. This includes prose, life-writing, poetry, script writing and non-fiction.

- You’ll gain an understanding of how creativity and education are linked, and develop the skills you need to become an effective educator, influencing the next generation of learners. The video above illustrates just one of the many projects the programme runs.

- You’ll be taught by published creative writers and academics who are actively making a difference in the field of education.

- We hope that you’ll leave us transformed. You’ll be encouraged to think independently, develop your social awareness and challenge the norms.

- We have a number of partnerships with high profile creative and educational organisations including First Story, Apples and Snakes, the British Library, Ministry of Stories and the Poetry Society. Our students have previously taken part in performances, poetry and writing workshops, drama productions and creative research projects for these institutions as well as getting paid to work in schools, hospitals and charities. The course has developed some innovative work placement programmes with First Story and the Ministry of Stories, exclusive to Goldsmiths.


Goldsmiths, University of London

An incubator for ideas

Creativity has always been the hallmark of Goldsmiths. Academic excellence and imaginative course content combine to make a place where creative minds can thrive and ideas are allowed to grow.

Our courses and research activities span the arts, humanities, social sciences, cultural studies, computing, business and management across 18 academic departments.

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Our academics cooperate across disciplines to create exciting new courses and develop novel approaches to research issues. Our interdisciplinary ethos has helped us to become a national leader in many subject areas.

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