English name: university of california, irvine region: northern america country : usa found year: 1965 address: university of california, irvine, campus drive, irvine, california 92697-0001, united states of america website: http://wwwuci edu. The university of california—irvine, a research institution in orange county, specializes in areas such as cancer and neuroscience studies in conjunction with the highly ranked uc irvine medical center graduate programs are highly regarded at uc—irvine, too, with specialty offerings at the paul merage school of. The application for admission should specify interest in either fiction or poetry and must include three letters of recommendation, official transcripts of all academic work, an autobiographical statement, and samples of writing graduate record examination (gre) test scores are not required for admission into the programs in. Assessing america's top graduate writing programs the number of graduate creative-writing programs has risen from about 50 three decades ago to perhaps 300 now richard ford, an early product of the university of california at irvine writing program, eventually won a pulitzer for his novel independence day. Admission to the phd program in english is determined by careful review of the applicants' prior academic performance, writing sample, gre scores, letters of recommendation, and personal statement only the gre general test is required for admission to the phd in english approximately, twelve to fifteen students are. Financial support fellowships the department is strongly committed to providing financial support to both incoming and continuing graduate students in the form of fellowships and graduate teaching assistantships in recent years, the department has been successful in admitting first year students on full or partial.
Everything radiates out from the uci central park, with undergraduate buildings closest to the park and graduate buildings built out from there main schools and programs at uc irvine include the college of medicine and uci medical center and master of arts in creative writing (noted graduates include pulitzer prize. Uc irvine graduate division, irvine, ca 2618 likes 132 talking about this 63 were here follow us on twitter: wwwtwittercom/ucirvinegd. Educational mission of uci, and the top strategic priority for irvine is to increase the size, quality and diversity of the graduate student population many of our phd programs are ranked in the top 20 of their academic fields: literary criticism and theory (#2) criminology (#4) behavioral neuroscience (#5) creative writing (#6). Director of graduate studies the department of english offers a master of arts degree with three concentrations: literary study, rhetoric and writing, and creative writing our students have gone on to phd programs ranging from university of california irvine to syracuse university others have chosen to enter the.
About the emphasis in creative writing the department of english offers interactive classes in the writing of fiction and poetry—three (3) seminars and six (6) workshops all instructors are themselves writers to receive a letter of completion, majors will take any two (2) workshops in either genre workshops. Additional graduate programs in addition to the phd program in english ( described here) we offer the following programs: emphasis in critical theory critical theory at uci is understood in the broad sense as the study of the shared assumptions, problems, and commitments of the various discourses in the humanities. The phd program in english at uci is especially noted for its strength in critical theory and literary history the english phd program addresses all aspects of the literatures in english throughout the world we have designed our phd programs to be as flexible as possible, in order to allow students to customize their.
Fee waiver information can be found on the graduate division website the gre section of the application may be left blank, as the programs in writing does not require gre scores statement of purpose: there will be a section for the statement of purpose on the university electronic application the statement of. This is a unique multidimesional program that offers a wide range of courses and can be tailored for each student individually the program is offered to the current uci undergraduates for admission and starts during the 3rd year students have an option to graduate the program with the oral comprehensive evaluation or a.
Matt nelson is the director of the writing + critical expression hub in the teaching + learning commons matt has directed academic support matt has an ma in english literature with an emphasis in critical theory from uc irvine, as well as an mfa in creative writing (fiction), also from uc irvine he serves as the current.