menu icon
Book your open day visit nowClick to book open day
Creative Writing PhD

Different course options

Full time | Lancaster University | 36 months | 06-OCT-23

Study mode

Full time


36 months

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Creative Writing

Course type


Course Summary

Course Overview

We host a thriving international and transcultural community of PhD students working across a range of literary genres and research projects. We have particular supervisory strengths in contemporary poetry, long fiction, short fiction, creative-critical writing and creative non fiction. Many of our PhD students work on projects that explore a sense of place, conflict, cultural tensions and synergies.

Our pioneering virtual learning and research facilities means you can study by distance learning from anywhere in the world. Our campus students enjoy a lively and engaging programme of departmental events and both distance and campus students meet in termly Works in Progress sessions conducted virtually and supported by supervision.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)


International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have: 2:1 Hons degree (UK or equivalent) in English Literature or related subject, for example literature in other languages; Masters degree or equivalent in English literature or literature in other languages, usually with an average of at least 65% for UK MAs.