English and Creative Writing

  • Literature from 1600 to the present 
  • Literary and cultural exchange between Britain and New England 
  • Writing and the environment 
  • Creative writing 

  • Early modern literature 
  • Writing and literature of the ‘long’ 18th century 
  • Modern and post-modern literature 
  • Life writing and creative non-fiction

Postgraduate research opportunities

Although you can do research in any of the areas above, you may wish to look at these programmes:

Postgraduate Research Coordinators

If you are thinking about becoming a postgraduate researcher at the University of Plymouth, you are welcome to contact the Postgraduate Research Coordinators in your field of interest.

They will discuss potential supervisors with you and answer any questions you might have about embarking on a research degree in their research area.

Find out who to contact and how they can help you

How to apply for a research degree

Do you need more information about admissions requirements?

We offer a wide variety of degrees, including ResM research degrees, Professional Doctorates, MPhil and PhD doctorate opportunities.

Find more information and how to apply