Postgraduate Fees and Funding for 2016 Entry

Fees for 2016 Entry


UK/EU Full-time

UK/EU Part-time

Overseas Full-time

Overseas Part-time

MA in English Literary Studies





MA in English Literary Research





MA in Creative Writing (campus)





MA in Creative Writing (distance learning) Year 1





MA in Creative Writing (distance learning) Year 2













Please note Fees and Funding for 2017 Entry will be announced in due course.

Faculty of Arts an Social Sciences (FASS) and Department Funding

FASS Postgraduate Research Bursaries

The Department is pleased to be able to offer the following three Fees Only Bursaries for Postgraduates in 2016-17.  These are:

  1. One for Home/EU students taking an MA in English or Creative Writing (campus-based)
  2. One for Home/EU students taking a PhD in English or Creative Writing (campus-based)
  3. One for Overseas Students taking a PhD in English or Creative Writing (campus-based)

In addition to these Departmental Bursaries there will also be Competitive Faculty Bursaries offered by FASS (Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences) that students in this department can and should apply for. These Faculty Bursaries are likely to cover fees and living expenses.

Further information about how to apply for either bursary and fuller details will appear on this site in due course.

University Funding

Alumni Loyalty Scholarship

Lancaster University will offer a reduction in tuition fees to all taught Master’s programmes for eligible applicants, determined by the level of undergraduate award achieved. The value of the scholarship is as follows:

  • 20% fee reduction for 1st Class Hons degree holders
  • 10% fee reduction for 2:1 Hons degree holders

Who is eligible?

To be eligible for the Alumni Loyalty Scholarship you must either:

  • Hold an undergraduate degree from Lancaster University (achieved at any time) or
  • Have graduated from one of our partner institutions (LU Ghana; Sunway University Malaysia; Goenka Institution India; or COMSATS Pakistan) or
  • Have studied at Lancaster University via our Study Abroad programme

The Scholarship is open to all our Alumni, regardless of their nationality or year of graduation. You do not need to apply for this scholarship, you will qualify automatically if you meet the eligibility criteria and the course entry requirements.


Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Doctoral Training Partnership Studentships

Lancaster University is part of the North-West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership (, which makes around 40 awards each year to support research students in the north-west. Home applicants are eligible for fees and a maintenance grant and EU applicants for fees only.

All applicants must already hold an offer of a place to study within the Department of English and Creative Writing and should be due to commence their studies between October 2016 and January 2017.

Application form and more details will be published in due course

Award holders in Postgraduate English and Creative Writing, 2015


Bethany Jones (Engl)

Antonia Spencer (Engl)


Margaret Dolley (CW)

Aaron Aquilina (Engl)

Imogen Felstead (Engl)

Sophie Raine (Engl) 


Amali Rodrigo (CW)

Que Mai Nguyen (CW, DL)


William Brown (ELR)

Rebecca Spence (ELS)

Warren Mortimer (CW)


Katrina Campbell (ELS)

Tjawangwa Dema (CW, DL)