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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Humanities / General Studies / Combined Studies English Language English Literature

Course type

Research

Course Summary

The Department of English and Humanities offers committed, enthusiastic and dynamic research-based teaching, with a constantly evolving curriculum sensitive to developments in contemporary culture. An MPhil/PhD is an advanced postgraduate research degree that requires original research and the submission of a substantial dissertation. Students are required to attend seminars on research skills and seminars on theory throughout the first two terms in the first year of study. Both the MPhil and the PhD are assessed by a viva voce examination. The thesis requirements for a practice-based project vary according to the nature of the research and can be discussed with the admissions tutors.

Different course options

Full time | Birkbeck, University of London | 3 years | JAN-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

3 years

Start date

JAN-20

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Full-time home/EU students: £4260 pa, the tuition fee indicated here is for 2018/19. The tuition fee for 2019/20 is subject to an inflationary increase.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Full-time international students: £12325 pa, the tuition fee indicated here is for 2018/19. The tuition fee for 2019/20 is subject to an inflationary increase.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a good honours degree and preferably an MA in literary, historical or other disciplines of cultural studies. Prior to interview they will need to submit a research proposal of 2000 words.

University information

With a history that dates back 200 years, Birkbeck, University of London is unique in that it delivers its near-300 postgraduate courses in the evenings, enabling students to work or focus on other commitments during the day. Courses can be studied full-time or part-time and some can be studied through distance learning. Birkbeck is one of the world’s leading research universities and provides its 700 postgraduate research student with a...more