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Creative Writing - PhD

Full program details & costs, with admission requirements. Discover your dream program.

Program facts

  • Program type
    Doctorate
  • Duration
    1 year
  • Annual tuition fee
    18,793 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,300 GBP

  • Language taught in
    English
  • Start date
    January, September

Program Overview

What Bath Spa University says about their program:
"The emphasis is not on creating two separate pieces of work, but on integration, on purposeful exploration through practice: an interdependent programme of contextual and practice-based creative work."

Admissions requirements

The University values the unique talents of every student. That’s why the University consider all aspects of your application, accepting a wide range of international qualifications.

  • Undergraduate

    IELTS 6.0 overall (no band below 5.5).

  • Postgraduate

    IELTS 6.5 or 7 depending on programme.

Undergraduate Requirements

  • Online application
  • Copy of passport
  • Transcript and Diploma
  • Transcript and Diploma translations
  • English Proficiency test
  • Personal statement
  • Academic or professional reference

Postgraduate Requirements

  • Online application
  • Copy of passport
  • Transcript and Diploma
  • Transcript and Diploma translations
  • English Proficiency test
  • Previous UK visas (if applicable)
  • Academic or professional reference
  • Fall semester (September) - deadline October 15th
  • Spring semester (January) - deadline January 29th

Fees and funding

Our tuition fees vary according to the type of degree programme you study, your mode of study and where you study.

  • Undergraduate tuition

    From £13,910 to £15,530 per year

  • Graduate tuition

    From £14,045 to £15,685 per program

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship

The Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme is a joint initiative between the Department for International Development's Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (CSC) and UK universities. Its aim is to provide scholarships for high achieving students from developing Commonwealth countries who would not otherwise be able to study in the UK.

  • Amount

    Monthly stipend, Warm clothing allowance, Tuition fees paid, Flight to the UK, Baggage allowance to the UK, TB test, Flight home (subject to cost restrictions), Baggage allowance home, Travel allowance, Thesis allowance.

  • Requirements

    Students who apply to MSc Environmenal Management. Please check country requirements

International Recruitment Office Scholarship

Bath Spa University is pleased to be able to offer funding opportunities for high achieving students from outside the UK who are entering postgraduate studies with them.

  • Amount

    £5,000 of first year of fees (one available).

  • Requirements

    Applications are open for candidates who are entering three-year undergraduate or one-year postgraduate programmes at Bath Spa University, starting in September.

Latin America Scholarship in Creativity and Culture

Bath Spa University is the UK's leading university for creativity, culture and enterprise. To celebrate this excellence, and to support Bath Spa University's work in Latin America, the Creativity and Culture Scholarships - Latin America are open to eligible applicants for our most creative programmes.

  • Amount

    £3,000 off tuition fees for your first year of study (one available).

  • Requirements

    Applicants must be nationals from Latin America who have applied for and hold an offer for any of the eligible programmes, have high academic results and can demonstrate a commitment to creativity, culture and enterprise in Latin America.

Royal Commonwealth Society Bath and District Scholarship

The Royal Commonwealth Society Bath and District is an educational charity working in Bath and the surrounding area, whose aim is to promote international understanding through the vehicle of the modern Commonwealth. This scholarship will support two students from an international commonwealth country to assist them in their studies at Bath Spa University.

  • Amount

    The scholarship will be allocated to two students who will each receive £500 towards supporting their studies.

  • Requirements

    Students whose main place of residence is in an international commonwealth country, who have accepted and are enrolled on a course of study at Bath Spa University for September intake, who are studying in an undergraduate or postgraduate course.

Visa requirements for Bath Spa University

Many international students will require a visa to study in the UK, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

UK student visa requirements