Research degrees allow for sustained individual research on a single theme or topic with supervision by a member of staff with expertise in the area of research. Postgraduates in both the taught and research degree programmes are very much embraced within the department and are welcomed here in a way similar to new staff. You will share a common room with academics in the department, and enjoy full access to dedicated computer and library facilities.
Areas for PhD supervision include but are not limited to:
Alternative Lifeworld fictions; American Literature and Culture; Critical Theory; Ecocriticism; Eighteenth/Nineteenth-century studies; Feminist theory; Literature and Psychoanalysis; Literature and Religion; Medieval and Early Modern Studies; Modern and Contemporary Literature; Modernism; Poetry and Poetics; Postcolonial and World Literary Studies; Shakespeare, Drama and Performance; Literary Translation; Translation Studies; World Literary Systems.
Full time: 3-4 years
Part time: Up to 7 years
Entry Requirements: 2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject. A Master’s degree in a relevant discipline
English Language: IELTS Band C
Home/EU: £4,191 per year (estimated)
Overseas: £16,230 per year
Home/EU: £2,515 per year (estimated)
Overseas: £9,738 per year