King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London

Life Writing

This course combines study of the theory and history of life writing from the 18th century to the present, with the possibility of researching and writing a practical exercise in biography; students receive training in research and writing skills for the completion of a large research project.

Entry requirements

Minimum good Honours degree (2.1 or above) in English, or a subject in which English plays a significant part; other disciplines may be considered.

Course modules

Assessment methods

Sponsorship information

AHRC; Graduate School and School of Arts and Humanities scholarships; Overseas Research Students (ORSAS) Award Scheme.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Strand Campus Westminster WC2R 2LS South East

Key information

Admissions Officer, Centre for Arts and Sciences Admissions
Telephone number: 
020 7848 2765