Degree and foundation-level creative writing distance learning courses
The study of creative writing supports the discovery of your own voice as a writer.
It can help you on your way to become an effective writing practitioner, in your favourite literary form. Whether it’s poetry, scriptwriting, novels, life writing, short fiction, or even writing for children, our range of online creative writing courses can open up the possibilities for you to enhance your writing style and choices.
What are online creative writing university courses?
Online creative writing courses offer you exactly the same programme of study you would enjoy attending an in-person college or university. This includes the support of dedicated experts in the field of creative writing to mentor you throughout your course as well as the benefit of a group of online peers to share the experience with.
If you’re interested in becoming a professional writer or simply looking to pursue your passion for creative writing while continuing to work or manage your caring or parental responsibilities – distance learning creative writing courses provide the flexibility you need.
Study at one of the UK’s few specialist online arts colleges
OCA’s creative offer students the opportunity to complete a bachelor’s or foundation degree at their own pace – leaving with a wide range of new skills as well as a recognised qualification from one of the best creative arts colleges offering distance learning.
Whether you choose to specialise in creative writing or want to study the craft of writing alongside other creative pursuits, you can find out more about our creative writing courses below to get started with creative writing!
BA (Hons) Creative Writing
If you feel you were born to write, or are committed to becoming a writer, the BA (Hons) Creative Writing degree programme is the place to start.
BA (Hons) Creative Arts
The BA (Hons) Creative Arts degree will allow you to combine your writing with another creative practice, maybe illustration or photography, and create something unique.
Foundations in Creative Writing
If you’re not sure about embarking straight onto a degree, why not take a look at our Foundations in Creative Writing.