We’re at the forefront of new knowledge in fields including literature, translation, language, linguistics, creative writing, and film studies.
With a strong focus on research and writing in international contexts, we can provide you with a network of research links and support for your professional or academic career.
IELTS Academic: 6.5 or above (or equivalent) with 6.0 in each individual category and at least 7.0 in the writing component.
Please note: for applicants applying for January 2019 and onwards, the requirement will be IELTS Academic 7.0 or above with a minimum of 6.5 in each component (or equivalent).
Our research in modern and contemporary writing is diverse, and includes both literary-critical and creative work.
Our approach to contemporary writing encourages the connection between creative artists and literary critics and theorists.
A dedicated postgraduate Careers and Employability team will help you prepare for a successful career after the completion of your Ph D.
Surrey’s postgraduate research code of practice sets out the University's policy and procedural framework relating to research degrees.
View our offer terms and conditions and our generic registration terms and conditions (PDF) as a guide as to what to expect.
Please note: our offer terms and conditions will be available in the September of the calendar year prior to the year in which you begin your studies.