University of Kent

University of Kent

The Contemporary Novel (Practice as Research)

This programme enables students to conduct a substantial piece of research that leads to the creation of a full-length contemporary novel and a piece of critical/theoretical writing on a related subject.

Entry requirements

A 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent, and normally a taught MA qualification; all applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 including 6.0 reading and writing or equivalent.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through a 30000 word of their novel and 10000-15000 words of critical/theoretical writing.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,380 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,250 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,625 per Year 1 (England) 5 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,690 per Year 1 (International) 5 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,625 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 5 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,625 per Year 1 (Scotland) 5 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,625 per Year 1 (Wales) 5 years
MA (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,380 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,625 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,690 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,625 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,625 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,625 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,380 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,250 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,625 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,690 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,625 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,625 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,625 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Canterbury Campus Canterbury CT2 7NZ South East

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