Bath Spa PHD Studentships in Digital Creative Writing

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PhD Studentships for practice-based digital creative writing, writing for games, and transmedia at Bath Spa University

Bath Spa University has a very strong creative writing PhD programme (both campus based and low residency).  With the Sept 2012 professorial appointments of Kate Pullinger and Naomi Alderman, the university is rapidly increasing the presence of digital literature, writing for games, and transmedia within the creative writing programme.  The university has just announced 10 PhD studentships, available to both international and home/EU students; 5 of these will be creative practice PhDs.

Please get in touch if you are interested, and spread the word far and wide.

The university webpage is here.

PhD and MPhil Fee Waiver Studentships:

Bath Spa University is offering up to ten full-time PhD / MPhil fee waiver studentships starting in the academic year 2013/14. Up to 5 studentships are available for practice based PhD / MPhil awards and up to 5 studentships are available for interdisciplinary PhD / MPhil awards across more than one subject area. These are all linked to the university’s areas of research strength in creativity, culture and enterprise. 
A fee-waiver studentship provides:

-A full tuition and registration fee waiver

-An allowance of £1,800, which may be used across the period of the studentship, to support research needs such as specialist training, equipment or conference attendance

-Opportunities to develop teaching skills by participating in Bath Spa’s CPLHE course, leading to HEA accreditation

The application deadline is 1 July 2013 for an enrolment date of 1 October 2013.

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