Bath Spa University

Bath Spa University

Creative Writing

Areas of research include: English and related literature; creative writing; candidates are invited to submit proposals for PhD projects that combine a proposed manuscript (fiction, poems or play-script) with an element of supporting or contextualising research.

Assessment methods

An examination team assesses the PhD thesis and conducts an oral examination (viva) of the student. The examination team consists of one internal examiner and one external examiner (two external examiners if the candidate has a relationship with the university beyond their PhD work, for instance through regular hourly paid teaching during the twelve months before examination paperwork is submitted).


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time October 2017 - 18 Months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time October 2017 - 24 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Corsham Court SN13 0BZ South West

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