Ph.D. On Campus

Creative Writing

University of Lincoln

18 months
14400 GBP/year
4495 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Start date


The School of English and Journalism offers advanced research opportunities within the subject of creative writing. This Creative Writing programme from University of Lincoln aims to provide training for a career in writing, from fiction to screen and radio adaptation.


Students of  Creative Writing programme from University of Lincoln  have the opportunity to be supervised by published writers and to undertake research in areas including poetry, experimental fiction, the short story, the historical novel, television drama, film scriptwriting, and realism.

Regular research seminars and postgraduate study groups are designed to provide a stimulating environment in which to discuss and debate work. Creative Writing has strong links to English and Journalism, as well as with the Schools of Film and Media, History and Heritage, and Fine and Performing Arts.

Career and Personal Development

A doctoral qualification may be regarded as the capstone of academic achievement and may mark the beginning of a career in academia or research.

Programme Structure

Their research specialisms include:

  • Poetry
  • Experimental fiction
  • The short story
  • The historical Novel
  • Television drama
  • Adaptation
  • Film scripting
  • Realism
  • The publishing industry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We would advise you to apply as soon as possible.


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should possess a relevant Master's degree.
  • Applicants will also need to submit a research proposal and a 3,000-5,000 word sample of creative writing along with the application form. The research proposal will allow the School to judge the quality of the application and decide whether there is an appropriate supervisor for the proposed project.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14400 GBP per year during 18 months.
  • National

    4495 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4495 GBP per year during 18 months.


  • Home: £2,248 per year
  • International: £7,200 per year

Living costs for Lincoln

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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