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Creative Writing and English Literature MPhil

Creative Writing and English Literature MPhil

Key information

Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

English Literature Creative Writing

Course type


Course Summary


We are a leading centre for the study of literature and culture. We host a large and vibrant community of renowned critics and writers.


This course is research based. You will independently conduct research into your own topic or a topic that we advertise. Your supervisory team will offer expert guidance throughout your studies and review work in progress. Each year, you will follow a programme of training and development to enhance your research methods, subject-matter expertise and professional skills..


A research degree equips you with advanced skills in research, critical thinking, communications, and project management. These skills, as well as your subject matter expertise, will open up senior careers in a wide range of sectors. Our PhD by Publication pathways give established and emerging creatives the opportunity to deepen their professional practice and network with colleagues in the creative and cultural industries.

Different course options

Full time | Manchester Campus | 18 months | OCT-20

Study mode

Full time


18 months

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

You should, as a minimum, have a first or 2.1 honours degree or an equivalent qualification.

University information

Manchester Metropolitan University offers a welcoming, stimulating and supportive environment in which to study for your postgraduate qualification. The award-winning, inspirational campus in the heart of Manchester provides vibrant learning spaces and excellent facilities across modern and historical buildings that reflect their teaching excellence since 1824. More than 6,000 students choose to study for a postgraduate qualification at...more