The creative writing course in the summer offers the chance for you to develop your writing and enhance your creative writing skills by crafting the stimulating cultural setting of Oxford – the academic home to some of the world’s greatest literary and creative minds such as John Milton and William Thackeray.Our creative writing courses for budding young writers encourages you to use this setting as inspiration and push the limits of your current writing abilities, working alongside expert university tutors and other like-minded peers. You will learn how to improve your work through various techniques – focussing on areas such as character and plot development, form and much more. Or, explore our other oxford summer program subject choices.
All participants will be allocated to a college a few weeks before arriving, based on their dates and subject choice.
You will explore novel concepts and share ideas in small groups of like-minded and ambitious peers from around the world. In small class sizes averaging 7 students, you will be guided by expert tutors who have honed their expertise through teaching undergraduate students at world-class universities, including the universities of Cambridge, Oxford, and Harvard. Sample Timetable