Creative Industries: Professional Writing Skills

City of Glasgow College


City Campus


This course is for you if you are looking for a career in writing. It will help you to develop the skills you'll need to work in a variety of fields. We cover scripting for TV and radio, short story writing, poetry and journalism, as well as vital freelance skills and industry knowledge.

This stimulating, learner-focused course is delivered by highly professional teaching staff, with significant Communications Industry experience and a proven track record of bringing out the best in their students.

Previous students on this course have had scripts produced, novels and poetry published, or worked professionally in a range of relevant disciplines. Others have gone on to complete the degree and postgraduate courses.

Entry Requirements

Higher English at B or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Entry subject to interview and written test.

Progression Routes

BA and MA degree courses in Creative Writing

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Media, Journalism and Professional Writing

SCQF Level