Our Creative Writing MPhil, PhD offers you the opportunity to develop a substantial, original piece of creative work and a related academic thesis. Our supervision expertise, partnerships and passion for creative writing offers you an energetic, creative and well-resourced research culture to immerse yourself in.
We offer supervision from a diverse range of experienced writers who are recognised specialists in their field. Areas of expertise include: poetry; prose fiction, including fiction for children or young adults; writing for stage, screen, or radio; writing creative non-fiction, including: memoir, biography, narrative non-fiction, essay writing, the literature of travel, nature and place.
As a research student you will receive a tailored package of academic and administrative support to ensure you maximise your research and future career. The academic information is in the programme profile and you will be supported by our doctoral training centres, Faculty Training Programme and Research Student Support Team.
A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in English. If you are applying for a PhD you also need a master's degree. To study this course you need to meet our Band 9 English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 7.0 overall (with 6.5 in writing and a minimum of 6.0 in all other sub-skills) If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.
Recipient: Newcastle University
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