Dr Amy Culley - PGR Lead for the School of English and Journalism
Dr Amy Culley is Senior Lecturer in English. Her research focuses on the literature and culture of the eighteenth century and Romantic period, particularly life writing, ageing studies, and women's literary history. She has published primarily on women’s life writing (the subject of a monograph and edited collection) and she is currently working on a book on old age, which recovers the late life writing of early nineteenth-century women.School Staff List Make an Enquiry
For eligible students, there are more ways than ever before to fund your postgraduate study, whether you want to do a taught or research course. For those wishing to undertake a Master's course, you can apply for a loan as a contribution towards the course and living costs. Loans are also available to those who wish to undertake doctoral study. The University offers a number of scholarships and funded studentships for those interested in postgraduate study. Learn how Master's and PhD loans, scholarships, and studentships can help you fund your studies on our Postgraduate Fees and Funding pages.
Members of staff involved in teaching Creative Writing have experience of teaching the subject at undergraduate and postgraduate levels – there are currently around one hundred students practicing Creative Writing at BA, MA, and PhD levels in what is a thriving area of the School of English and Journalism. Their research specialisms include:
Staff have published in a variety of these areas and have also worked in the publishing industry.
To support your experience within the postgraduate research community, new students are encouraged to enrol in October, February or May.
In addition to meeting peers across the University who are starting their research programme at the same time, there is access to a central training programme designed around the first three months of study, and targeted support aligned to each stage of the postgraduate research journey. Alternative enrolment dates may be agreed with your supervisor on an individual basis.
A doctoral qualification may be regarded as the capstone of academic achievement and may mark the beginning of a career in academia or research.
Find out more about how postgraduate study can help further your career, develop your knowledge, or even prepare you to start your own business at one of our postgraduate events.Find out More
Our research themes cover a unique set of areas, reflecting our role as a civic university and our aspirations to become thought leaders.
There are opportunites to get involved in exciting research projects by applying for a studentship.
Support is available across the University, offering a friendly, creative, and academically challenging research environment.