Creative Writing is a key strength of the South, West and Wales DTP, which brings together a concentration of leading research practitioners. All genres are represented, from the novel to poetry, writing for children, digital media, and gaming.
Students of Creative Writing benefit from access to some of the UK’s leading practice-based research centres at Aberystwyth, Cardiff, Bath Spa, Exeter and Southampton. Key research centres include the Contemporary Writing Research Centre (Bath Spa), and Centres for Women’s Writing (Aberystwyth), Writing for Young People (Bath Spa), Writing and the Environment (Bath Spa), Modern and Contemporary Writing (Southampton) and South West Writing (Exeter).
Postgraduate researchers are provided with bespoke training, including regular master classes with writers, editors and publishers and monthly PhD research forums. The South, West and Wales DTP can also offer students established and productive partnerships with cultural organisations and creative industries.