Cardiff University

Cardiff University

Creative and Critical Writing

This programme involves the preparation of an original piece of creative work, which can be a novel, collection of poems or short stories, and an accompanying critical text which may serve either as a critical commentary on the creative component or else a critical essay on a theme related to, if not necessarily the core subject material of, the creative work.

Entry requirements

At least a 2.1 in English literature (and/or relevant discipline) and an MA in creative writing, English literature (and/or a relevant discipline); recent creative work of approximately 20000 words of prose; for those applicants whose 1st language is not English we require a minimum IELTS overall score of 7.0.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 4,062 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 14,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cathays Park Campus Cardiff CF10 3AT Wales

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