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Join the Creative Writing Summer School at Oxford Summer Courses

Embark on a literary adventure with our Creative Writing course, where you'll hone your storytelling skills, explore diverse writing styles, and unleash your creativity in a supportive and dynamic environment.

In our intimate seminars, guided by expert tutors (maximum 8 students per class), you'll delve into the art and craft of writing, receiving personalised attention and the opportunity to engage in lively discussions with peers who share your passion for storytelling.

[Apply now](https://oxfordsummercourses.com/apply/) to study Creative Writing at Oxford Summer Courses.

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Creative Writing
16-17 YEARS | Cambridge
Creative Writing
FROM £6395
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Why study Creative Writing at Oxford Summer Courses

  • Immerse yourself in Creative Writing at Oxford Summer Courses with our all-inclusive package, covering accommodation, meals, excursions, academic support, and more.
  • Experience the unique atmosphere of staying in a historic Oxford summer school or Cambridge summer school, nestled in two of the UK's finest university cities.
  • Engage in a vibrant social programme filled with activities designed to inspire creativity and foster camaraderie.
  • Build your confidence and forge connections with fellow writers from around the world, including international students.
  • Conclude your journey with a memorable formal dinner and graduation ceremony on the final night of your course.
  • Prepare for your writing adventure with access to our online programme, Oxford Summer Courses Foundations.

Creative Writing Expert Tutors

At Oxford Summer Courses, our tutors are accomplished writers and educators, many with illustrious backgrounds from esteemed institutions like Oxford and Cambridge. Through intimate seminars, interactive tutorials, and practical workshops, they impart the essence of Oxford-style learning. Immerse yourself in captivating writing exercises, explore compelling narrative structures, and participate in spirited discussions. Our tutors not only excel in their craft but also champion the development of unique voices, broadening perspectives, and grounding stories in compelling emotions. This is the essence of Oxford Summer Courses approach to summer school education.

Creative Writing Teaching Methodologies

Experience the benefits of small group learning, with class sizes capped at no more than 8 students, often fewer. This ensures you receive personalised attention and have the freedom to ask as many questions as you desire. Through interactive teaching techniques, our educators will guide you through the intricacies of storytelling and provide exercises to enhance your writing skills.

In addition to guided instruction, you'll engage in group activities, explore various writing prompts, and work on your independent projects, all of which will be discussed in class. This collaborative approach allows every voice to be heard, and students flourish in an environment where they learn not only from their tutor but also from the vibrant discussions amongst their peers.

Creative Writing Application Process

Ready to embark on this extraordinary literary journey? Apply now and secure your spot in the Creative Writing summer school. For specific enquiries about the Oxford Summer Courses application process, studying abroad, summer school accommodation, or visas for international students, please read our FAQs.

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"The Creative Writing Course helped me properly analyse famous writers’ works in order to fully understand them while letting me create my own short stories and poems."

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