100 Best universities for Creative Writing in the United Kingdom

Below is the list of best universities in the United Kingdom ranked based on their research performance in Creative Writing. A graph of 457K citations received by 24.4K academic papers made by 108 universities in the United Kingdom was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and heavily biased on art-related topics towards institutions with computer science profiles.

For Creative Writing

#1 in the United Kingdom
#1 in Europe
#1 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1096

For Creative Writing

#2 in the United Kingdom
#2 in Europe
#2 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1209

For Creative Writing

#3 in the United Kingdom
#3 in Europe
#5 in the World
Enrollment
42,000
Founded
1826

For Creative Writing

#4 in the United Kingdom
#4 in Europe
#10 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1824

For Creative Writing

#5 in the United Kingdom
#5 in Europe
#21 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1964

For Creative Writing

#6 in the United Kingdom
#6 in Europe
#23 in the World
Acceptance Rate
51%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1583

For Creative Writing

#7 in the United Kingdom
#7 in Europe
#24 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1829

For Creative Writing

#8 in the United Kingdom
#8 in Europe
#25 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1948

For Creative Writing

#9 in the United Kingdom
#9 in Europe
#33 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1955

For Creative Writing

#10 in the United Kingdom
#10 in Europe
#37 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1963

For Creative Writing

#11 in the United Kingdom
#11 in Europe
#40 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1997

For Creative Writing

#12 in the United Kingdom
#12 in Europe
#42 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1904

For Creative Writing

#13 in the United Kingdom
#13 in Europe
#44 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1900

For Creative Writing

#14 in the United Kingdom
#14 in Europe
#45 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1905

For Creative Writing

#15 in the United Kingdom
#15 in Europe
#46 in the World
Enrollment
170,000
Founded
1836

For Creative Writing

#16 in the United Kingdom
#16 in Europe
#48 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
27,278
Founded
1965

For Creative Writing

#17 in the United Kingdom
#17 in Europe
#49 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
19,520
Founded
1832

For Creative Writing

#18 in the United Kingdom
#19 in Europe
#59 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Enrollment
23,590
Founded
1909

For Creative Writing

#19 in the United Kingdom
#20 in Europe
#63 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1966

For Creative Writing

#20 in the United Kingdom
#21 in Europe
#65 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Enrollment
21,335
Founded
1952

For Creative Writing

#21 in the United Kingdom
#22 in Europe
#66 in the World
Enrollment
17,319
Male:Female
44:56
Founded
1961

For Creative Writing

#22 in the United Kingdom
#23 in Europe
#73 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1451

For Creative Writing

#23 in the United Kingdom
#29 in Europe
#105 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
28,693
Founded
1881

For Creative Writing

#24 in the United Kingdom
#31 in Europe
#114 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1895

For Creative Writing

#25 in the United Kingdom
#33 in Europe
#117 in the World
Acceptance Rate
72%
Enrollment
24,409
Male:Female
46:54
Founded
1957

For Creative Writing

#26 in the United Kingdom
#35 in Europe
#120 in the World
Acceptance Rate
44%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1989

For Creative Writing

#27 in the United Kingdom
#36 in Europe
#122 in the World
Acceptance Rate
87%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1963

For Creative Writing

#28 in the United Kingdom
#37 in Europe
#125 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1965

For Creative Writing

#29 in the United Kingdom
#40 in Europe
#133 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1849

For Creative Writing

#30 in the United Kingdom
#41 in Europe
#136 in the World
Acceptance Rate
86%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1892

For Creative Writing

#31 in the United Kingdom
#42 in Europe
#139 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1413

For Creative Writing

#32 in the United Kingdom
#46 in Europe
#152 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1963

For Creative Writing

#33 in the United Kingdom
#49 in Europe
#170 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1992

For Creative Writing

#34 in the United Kingdom
#50 in Europe
#172 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1904

For Creative Writing

#35 in the United Kingdom
#51 in Europe
#178 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1849

For Creative Writing

#36 in the United Kingdom
#52 in Europe
#179 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1962

For Creative Writing

#37 in the United Kingdom
#54 in Europe
#183 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
14,000
Founded
1967

For Creative Writing

#38 in the United Kingdom
#55 in Europe
#184 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1992

For Creative Writing

#39 in the United Kingdom
#57 in Europe
#188 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1495

For Creative Writing

#40 in the United Kingdom
#60 in Europe
#200 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1992

For Creative Writing

#41 in the United Kingdom
#61 in Europe
#201 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1992

For Creative Writing

#42 in the United Kingdom
#62 in Europe
#202 in the World
Acceptance Rate
72%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1992

For Creative Writing

#43 in the United Kingdom
#63 in Europe
#205 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1967

For Creative Writing

#44 in the United Kingdom
#66 in Europe
#210 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1992

For Creative Writing

#45 in the United Kingdom
#67 in Europe
#212 in the World
Acceptance Rate
76%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1823

For Creative Writing

#46 in the United Kingdom
#68 in Europe
#213 in the World
Enrollment
30,732
Founded
1992

For Creative Writing

#47 in the United Kingdom
#70 in Europe
#217 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
18,857
Male:Female
53:47
Founded
1966

For Creative Writing

#48 in the United Kingdom
#71 in Europe
#220 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1865

For Creative Writing

#49 in the United Kingdom
#72 in Europe
#221 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1992

For Creative Writing

#50 in the United Kingdom
#75 in Europe
#226 in the World
Enrollment
8,200
Founded
1916

For Creative Writing

#51 in the United Kingdom
#78 in Europe
#233 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1992

For Creative Writing

#52 in the United Kingdom
#79 in Europe
#234 in the World
Acceptance Rate
79%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1954

For Creative Writing

#53 in the United Kingdom
#80 in Europe
#236 in the World
Acceptance Rate
43%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1992

For Creative Writing

#54 in the United Kingdom
#82 in Europe
#240 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
16,900
Founded
1966

For Creative Writing

#55 in the United Kingdom
#84 in Europe
#242 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1992

For Creative Writing

#56 in the United Kingdom
#85 in Europe
#243 in the World
Acceptance Rate
31%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1992

For Creative Writing

#57 in the United Kingdom
#86 in Europe
#252 in the World
Enrollment
14,293
Founded
1992

For Creative Writing

#58 in the United Kingdom
#90 in Europe
#261 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1964

For Creative Writing

#59 in the United Kingdom
#94 in Europe
#265 in the World
Acceptance Rate
12%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1966

For Creative Writing

#60 in the United Kingdom
#95 in Europe
#268 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1966

For Creative Writing

#61 in the United Kingdom
#96 in Europe
#269 in the World
Acceptance Rate
81%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1968

For Creative Writing

#62 in the United Kingdom
#97 in Europe
#271 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1964

For Creative Writing

#63 in the United Kingdom
#101 in Europe
#275 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1967

For Creative Writing

#64 in the United Kingdom
#103 in Europe
#280 in the World
Acceptance Rate
57%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1973

For Creative Writing

#65 in the United Kingdom
#106 in Europe
#287 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1992

For Creative Writing

#66 in the United Kingdom
#110 in Europe
#303 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1992

For Creative Writing

#67 in the United Kingdom
#111 in Europe
#307 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2004

For Creative Writing

#68 in the United Kingdom
#116 in Europe
#317 in the World
Acceptance Rate
23%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1992

For Creative Writing

#69 in the United Kingdom
#118 in Europe
#324 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Enrollment
22,980
Founded
1992

For Creative Writing

#70 in the United Kingdom
#119 in Europe
#326 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1920

For Creative Writing

#71 in the United Kingdom
#128 in Europe
#346 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1992

For Creative Writing

#72 in the United Kingdom
#129 in Europe
#347 in the World
Acceptance Rate
91%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1992

For Creative Writing

#73 in the United Kingdom
#136 in Europe
#383 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
19,000
Founded
1838

For Creative Writing

#74 in the United Kingdom
#138 in Europe
#389 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1858

For Creative Writing

#75 in the United Kingdom
#139 in Europe
#392 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2005

For Creative Writing

#76 in the United Kingdom
#140 in Europe
#397 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1992

For Creative Writing

#77 in the United Kingdom
#141 in Europe
#400 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
17,565
Founded
1907

For Creative Writing

#78 in the United Kingdom
#145 in Europe
#405 in the World
Enrollment
11,270
Founded
1884

For Creative Writing

#79 in the United Kingdom
#148 in Europe
#414 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1890

For Creative Writing

#80 in the United Kingdom
#150 in Europe
#419 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2005

For Creative Writing

#81 in the United Kingdom
#153 in Europe
#423 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1992

For Creative Writing

#82 in the United Kingdom
#161 in Europe
#442 in the World
Acceptance Rate
94%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1872

For Creative Writing

#83 in the United Kingdom
#163 in Europe
#446 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1848

For Creative Writing

#84 in the United Kingdom
#175 in Europe
#468 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1895

For Creative Writing

#85 in the United Kingdom
#178 in Europe
#473 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1892

For Creative Writing

#86 in the United Kingdom
#179 in Europe
#475 in the World
Enrollment
19,090
Founded
1992

For Creative Writing

#87 in the United Kingdom
#180 in Europe
#476 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
25,000
Founded
1992

For Creative Writing

#88 in the United Kingdom
#189 in Europe
#495 in the World
Acceptance Rate
28%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2006

For Creative Writing

#89 in the United Kingdom
#192 in Europe
#501 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
2005

For Creative Writing

#90 in the United Kingdom
#196 in Europe
#510 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2006

For Creative Writing

#91 in the United Kingdom
#199 in Europe
#522 in the World
Acceptance Rate
22%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1992

For Creative Writing

#92 in the United Kingdom
#202 in Europe
#530 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1966

For Creative Writing

#93 in the United Kingdom
#203 in Europe
#531 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2005

For Creative Writing

#94 in the United Kingdom
#210 in Europe
#558 in the World
Acceptance Rate
56%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1992

For Creative Writing

#95 in the United Kingdom
#211 in Europe
#561 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1893

For Creative Writing

#96 in the United Kingdom
#213 in Europe
#567 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1992

For Creative Writing

#97 in the United Kingdom
#216 in Europe
#573 in the World
Acceptance Rate
27%
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
2001

For Creative Writing

#98 in the United Kingdom
#219 in Europe
#582 in the World
Acceptance Rate
23%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1993

For Creative Writing

#99 in the United Kingdom
#232 in Europe
#628 in the World
Acceptance Rate
57%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1992

For Creative Writing

#100 in the United Kingdom
#236 in Europe
#642 in the World
Acceptance Rate
64%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2011

The best cities to study Creative Writing in the United Kingdom based on the number of universities and their ranks are Oxford, Cambridge, London, and Manchester.