Creative Writing, Ph.D. | Online (optional) | University of Bristol | Bristol, United Kingdom
48 months
Duration
20700 GBP/year
4758 GBP/year
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About

A postgraduate research qualification in Creative Writing at the University of Bristol consists of an original body of work - normally a novel, or a collection of poetry/short stories - with an accompanying critical element. The critical element will place the creative work in an informed and theorised analytical context.

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Overview

All postgraduate Creative Writing research students at University of Bristol are supervised by two academics, one of whom will normally be a creative writing academic and the other from English Literature or a related discipline relevant to the creative and critical work. 

Features 

  • As with the traditional research degrees, the final submission will be expected to make ‘a substantial and original contribution to knowledge’. 
  • For Creative Writing, this means a body of work that contributes in individual, significant and demonstrable ways to current discourses in literature.

Programme Structure

Curriculum: 

  • PhD: a research project undertaken across four years (full-time, minimum period of study three years), culminating in an 80,000-word thesis/project (normally 50,000 words of creative work – often an extract from a longer project – and 30,000 words of a critical investigation). 
  • As well as having the option to audit taught units where appropriate, there may be the potential for PhD students to teach units themselves from their second year of study onwards.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 96 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
103

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
103

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A master's qualification, or be working towards a master's qualification, or international equivalent. 
  • Applicants without a master's qualification may be considered on an exceptional basis, provided they hold a first-class undergraduate degree (or international equivalent). 
  • Applicants with a non-traditional background may be considered provided they can demonstrate substantial equivalent and relevant experience that has prepared them to undertake their proposed course of study. 
  • Acceptance will also depend on previous study or achievement in Creative Writing.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20700 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    4758 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4758 GBP per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Bristol

750 - 1260 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Creative Writing.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Independent provider
Grant
50000 INR
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
UniCreds Fly High Scholarship
Merit-based

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Unicreds
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Mar 2024
Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme
Merit-based

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Aga Khan Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Full Support for Tuition and Costs of Living- PhD Scholarship at the University of Essex
Merit-based

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Junhua Li
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 GBP
Deadline
10 Jun 2024
GREAT Scholarship
Merit-based

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British Council - Accreditation UK
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1652 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Commonwealth Shared Scholarship – University Bids
Merit-based Need-based

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UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
iVisa Annual Scholarship
Merit-based

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iVisa
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IELTS from 6 to 9
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
29 Feb 2024
Voice Talent Online Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Voice Talent Online
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Anonymous Hope Fund
Merit-based Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Biotin Xtreme Hair Care Annual Scholarship 2023: Empowering The Future Of Hair Care
General Scholarships

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Biotin Xtreme Hair Care
Location not available

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