Interview information

Your interview experience is an exciting opportunity for you to demonstrate your passion for the course you are applying for.

We are pleased to invite you to an interview for MA Creative Writing with Pathways.

What happens on the day

The interview won't take long, no more than between 10 and 20 minutes, and will normally take place at the University campus, but alternative arrangements can be made if online works better for the applicant and/or the interviewer.

It is a great opportunity for you to discuss the course and find out more about it as well as finding out our expectation whilst you are studying with us - and you’ll get the chance to ask us any questions you have.

You can discuss your plans for a creative project, which you wish to follow through to completion in your time on the degree and we would want to discuss this at the interview.

Any special requirements?

Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments, particularly if you have any disability or special needs, to help us to assist you in the interview process, eg any access or communication issues.

Is the interview day compulsory?

Yes. You will need to attend the interview before we can make you an offer on the programme.

What happens if I am running late on the day?

We know that delays are sometimes unavoidable so, if you are running late on the day, please contact us as soon as you are able to and let us know your estimated arrival time. If necessary, we can tell you any alternate arrangements for your interview. In some instances, if you expect to be significantly late, we may suggest you book for a different date.

Can I visit the halls/campus?

Come onto a campus tour and get a real feel for life here. You will have an opportunity to look around, see our facilities and chat to current students and staff. If you are unable to visit the university in person, you can chat online to our students, visit derby.ac.uk/unibuddy. To book your campus tour or to find out more visit: derby.ac.uk/campustours.

You can also take a Virtual Tour of our campuses and halls of residence.

And finally…

Should you have any questions, or if you require any reasonable adjustments to attend the interview, please do not hesitate to contact us by telephone: +44 (0)1332 591167 or email: myinterview@derby.ac.uk.