Research course

Creative and Critical Writing

University of Sussex · University of Sussex

Entry requirements

Students will normally have a Masters degree in a relevant subject.

English language requirements: IELTS 7.0, with not less than 6.5 in each section.

Months of entry

January, October, April

Course content

  • PhD in Creative and Critical Writing
  • MPhil in Creative and Critical Writing

From Shakespeare, contemporary literature, and literary theory to Derrida, Freud and creative and critical writing – we welcome PhD applications in a wide range of areas.

Our faculty are experts in their fields. This means you’ll be guided and supervised through your research project by academics working at the forefront of their subjects.

Information for international students

Please see link for international students' entry requirements:

Fees and funding

The University of Sussex aims to attract the most talented students to postgraduate study and offers one of the most generous scholarship programmes of any UK university. For full details of our scholarships please visit:

Qualification and course duration


part time
36-72 months
full time
24-48 months


full time
12-36 months
part time
24-48 months

Course contact details

Student Recruitment Services
+44 (0)1273 877396