PhD Creative Writing / Overview
Year of entry: 2022
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- Degree awarded
- Doctor of Philosophy
- 3 years [full-time], 6 years [part-time]
- Entry requirements
- A Bachelors (Honours) degree at 2:1 level or above (or its international equivalent) in a related subject; and
- A UK Master's degree with an overall Distinction classification (or its international equivalent) in a related subject
- Any strong relevant professional experience will be considered on a case by case basis.
- How to apply
- Apply online
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Our PhD Creative Writing programme gives you the opportunity to work on a significant piece of creative writing while developing your research skills.
You will benefit from creative supervision by an experienced poet or fiction writer and draw on the range of expertise within the University to find a supervisor for your critical element.
There are two elements to the programme. The first is a creative element that can be a novel or a collection of short stories of up to 100,000 words, or a book-length collection of poetry of up to 60 poems.
The PhD also has a critical element, which is a piece of literary or cultural criticism of 30,000 to 50,000 words maximum.
Find out what it's like to study at Manchester by visiting us on one of our open days .
We offer a limited number of bursaries and studentships on a competitive basis, details of which can be found via the links below.
Please note that while we do not have closing dates for programme applications, all funding competitions have a specified deadline for submitting the funding application form and a separate (earlier) deadline for submitting the online programme application form, both of which will be stated in the funding competition details below.
You may also be eligible for a postgraduate loan from the government. Find out more about this and other sources of funding on the funding opportunities page.
- THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. AHRC North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership (NWCDTP) in the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures 2021-22
- THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. President's Doctoral Scholar (PDS) Awards in the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures 2021-22
- THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. School of Arts, Languages and Cultures PhD Studentships 2021-22
- THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. China Scholarship Council - The University of Manchester Joint Scholarship for PhD Study in the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures 2021-22
- THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. Trudeau Doctoral Scholarships 2021-22
- School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
- Contact name
- Rachel Corbishley
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