PhD Creative Writing

We are a vibrant and imaginative community with a diverse mix of subject specialities and much opportunity for intellectual exchange, across both literary-critical and creative work.

Key course information

Entry requirements
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Start date
October 2024
Attendance
Full-time
Duration
4 years
UK fees
To be confirmed
Overseas fees
£20,200

Why choose this
programme?

  • We belong to the interdisciplinary School of Literature and Languages, which has research-active staff in English literature, film studies, translation studies, theoretical and applied linguistics, and literary and cultural studies as well as creative writing.
  • Our research in modern and contemporary writing explores themes including the work of living writers, the tradition and future of innovative writing, environment and climate change, the nature of publishing as an innovative and radical political enterprise, and literature and the body.
  • We are part of TECHNE, an Arts and Humanities Research Council  (AHRC)-funded doctoral training partnership, which provides access to comprehensive academic and professional training programmes, as well as the possibility of funding for your studies. 
  • The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 ranked the School of Literature and Languages 10th for research impact, with 75% of our case studies rated as having outstanding impacts, in terms of reach and significance (4*). Our submission to REF included contributions from the Guildford School of Acting (GSA).
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Fantastic graduate prospects

95% of Surrey's postgraduates go on to employment or further study 

10th for research impact

The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 ranked the School of Literature and Languages 10th for research impact

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