Information for Prospective Students

School of English

Degree Programmes

We offer MLitt and MFA credentials in Poetry, Prose, and Writing for Performance.

Admissions Process

Apply for MLitt and MFA programmes in Creative Writing.

Living in Fife

Discover the vibrant literary community in St Andrews and the surrounding regions.

Founded by Douglas Dunn in 1993, the Creative Writing programmes at St Andrews provide intensive critical and creative study in Poetry, Prose, and Writing for Performance, with emphasis on best practice in recent and contemporary writing. You will be trained by world-leading contemporary writers with an established record of mentoring well-published and prize-winning authors.

Online Application

Visit the postgraduate studies online portal to apply to the MLitt or MFA in Creative Writing.