University of Chichester

University of Chichester

English and Creative Writing

The main aims of the programme are: the creation and interpretation of new knowledge through original research or other advanced scholarship, or of a quality to satisfy peer review, extend the forefront of the discipline and merit publication; a systematic acquisition and understanding of a substantial body of knowledge which is at the forefront of the academic discipline; the general ability to conceptualise, design and implement a project for the generation of new knowledge, applications or understanding at the forefront of the discipline, and to adjust the project design in the light of unforeseen problems; a detailed understanding of applicable techniques for research and advanced academic enquiry appropriate to the discipline.

Course modules

Research areas include: Creative writing (contemporary fiction, poetry and drama); Shakespeare and Early modern drama; romantic and Eighteenth-Century women's writing; Eighteenth- and early Nineteenth-century novel; children's literature; fantasy literature; Twentieth Century literatures; contemporary literature; post colonialism; critical theory; ecocriticism.

Assessment methods

The award is assessed through submission of a written thesis or equivalent for practice based disciplines and an oral examination with a panel of examiners (viva voce). The viva is compulsory for PhD.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time October 2017 GBP 13,250 per Year 1 (International) 48 Months
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time October 2017 GBP 4,340 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 48 Months
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time October 2017 GBP 4,340 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 84 Months
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time October 2017 GBP 13,250 per Year 1 (International) 84 Months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time October 2017 GBP 13,250 per Year 1 (International) 48 Months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time October 2017 GBP 4,340 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 48 Months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time October 2017 GBP 13,250 per Year 1 (International) 84 Months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time October 2017 GBP 4,340 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 84 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bishop Otter Campus PO19 6PE South East

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