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|Tuition Fees:||$2,619 /year|
|Applications Begin:||April 2021|
|Start Date:||February 2022|
|Application Deadline:||September 2021|
It comprises two parts: a creative project (novel, collection of stories/essays/poems, play script, etc.) plus a scholarly dissertation that illuminates, contextualises in terms of genre, form and subject, and discusses themes arising from the creative work.
These two parts of the PhD will constitute the thesis and be examined as a whole. They should comprise 80 000 to 100 000 words, the larger portion being the creative work.
Before graduating, students are required to have two papers accepted for publication in an accredited journal.
Acceptance into programme will be partly dependent on the ability of the Department to provide suitable supervision for the project.
Additional Entry Requirements
Please note that the Entry Requirements are a guide. Meeting these requirements does not guarantee a place. Final selection is made subject to the availability of places, academic results and other entry requirements where applicable.
For more information, contact the Student Call Centre +27 (0)11 717 1888, or log a query at www.wits.ac.za/askwits.
Some career opportunities linked to this programme include:
– Greeting Card Author
– Comic Book Writer
– Copywriter (business, advertising, marketing, etc.)
– Writing Coach
– Songwriter (Lyricist)