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Take time to write your novel, poetry, short stories or non-fiction under the supervision of our published, prize-winning writers. The Warwick Writing Programme, founded in 1996, is the largest and most comprehensive of its kind in Europe and has been ranked number one in the UK for creative writing teaching and research for five years.
The Warwick Writing Programme is now accepting applications for our recently established PhD in Literary Practice. Creative writing is beginning to take its place in the academy across Europe as well as in the Anglophone world. Taking a doctorate in a creative practice is a way of qualifying for a teaching and/or research career in higher education in the UK or elsewhere. You might also be interested in this degree if you want not only to complete a novel,
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Applicants should normally hold a BA (classmark 2:i or First or the international equivalent thereof) and an MA/MFA/MPhil in a subject related to the proposed doctoral project with a grade of at least 65 or the international equivalent thereof. Evidence of publication would be preferred but is not essential. We require two references from people familiar with your work and, if English was not the medium of instruction for your previous degrees, an IELTS score of at least 7.5 or equivalent.
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Born out of boldness, imagination and collaboration, the University of Warwick is a world-leading university with the highest academic and research standards. We’re constantly highly ranked amongst the UK’s and the world’s greatest universities. The 2014 Research Excellence Framework placed us 7th among UK research universities, meaning you’ll learn alongside academics on the cusp of new thinking.Read more
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