Postgraduate study in Film and Creative Writing

Employability is a central value running through our taught postgraduate programmes and we are committed to bringing our students into contact with key professional industries through activities such as work placements, visiting guest lectures, festivals and dedicated workshop sessions.

Our taught postgraduate programmes offer students the opportunity to engage in the academic study of our core disciplines as well as develop their own creative work under specialist tuition and supervision. Our MA courses promote the close analysis of creative production in a range of different critical, historical and theoretical contexts.

Our cohort of doctoral researchers provides a lively and intellectually diverse environment in which to study film and creative writing. Our academic supervisors possess renowned, award-winning expertise across a range of critical and creative approaches and we welcome doctoral applications in all areas of film and creative writing.

Taught programmes

MA Creative Writing

Research programmes

AHRC funding for PhD students

The University of Birmingham is part of the Midlands4Cities Doctoral Training Partnership (M4C), offering Arts and Humanities Research Council PhD studentships for campus-based programmes. These include a number of Collaborative Doctoral Award opportunities. Each studentship includes research fees, a substantial maintenance grant and additional research training support. Applications are open until 12pm, 13 January 2021.

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