University of South Wales

University of South Wales


This flexible learning scheme offers the chance to develop book-length manuscript under the guidance of university tutors and prize-winning writers.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (2.1 or above) in an arts subject; however, it is considered more important that students can demonstrate the clear and imaginative potential to complete a book; all applicants must submit an application form accompanied by a research proposal.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on your writing project which will be a book-length manuscript and may be a novel, short stories or poetry. The critical study, of around 10,000 words, may be on any writer, movement, genre or theme relevant to your creative project, as agreed with the Director of Studies.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Part-time £ 1,950 per Academic year (home fees) 4 years
MPhil Part-time £ 3,720 per Academic year (overseas fees) 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Treforest Campus Pontypridd CF37 1DL Wales

Key information

Enquiries and Admissions Unit
Telephone number: 
08455 767778