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Why study Creative Writing at Brunel?

Join a dynamic community bursting with creativity

At Brunel, you’ll get to pursue your passion for writing in one of the most respected Creative Writing departments in the country, where you’ll be supported and surrounded by literary experts.

Here our passion and expertise will meet your imagination and ideas to impact your learning experience. You’ll learn from some of the most respected names in the industry, from award-winning poets to internationally-recognised novelists and writers – some have even written the texts you may have covered at GCSE or A-Level. Their knowledge and experience feeds directly into your course content, making sure your learning is informed by expert teaching and research.

Creative Writing at Brunel is unlikely to be like anything you’ve studied in the past. We want to build independent writers who can confidently explore their imagination and put it on a page. We champion individuality in your work and engage in a lot of peer-to-peer feedback, as a way of improving not only your writing style but your critical analysis of a piece of work. 

Our Creative Writing courses consistently rank in the top 10 in the country. This highlights the fantastic effort and commitment of our students and staff over the years to build programmes that are not only engaging to study but allow you to develop the relevant skills to succeed, wherever your future lies.