We offer a rich and warm postgraduate culture in English and creative writing at the University of Plymouth, based in fellowship and scholarly interaction with the other departments...Read more
The programme prepares students for a career in higher education, as well as in publishing, arts administration, media research, and a range of related careers. The MPhil is awarded for a dissertation...Read more
This research-led programme enables you to study one of our specialist areas of literature which ranges in period from the medieval to the contemporary. You will benefit from expert supervision and join...Read more
We offer MRes, MPhil and PhD degrees in English.
You can study an MPhil or an MRes over the course of one year or a PhD over three years.
You can study whichever option youd...Read more
About the course
Research students are welcomed to Brunel as valued members of our thriving, research-intensive community. A research degree provides the opportunity to investigate a topic in depth,...Read more
English Literature MPhil: Supervision for MPhil/PhD research in English Literature is offered across a wide range of areas with strengths in Medieval, Early Modern, Eighteenth-Century, Victorian, and...Read more
Based within our Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, our research programme in English literature is characterised by a combination of traditional literary scholarship and innovative interdisciplinarity. ...Read more
This course will allow you to explore your own interests in English literature, supported by the expertise of our staff. You’ll be allocated two supervisors, with additional staff members available if necessary. ...Read more
We are a leading centre for the study of literature and culture. We host a large and vibrant community of renowned critics and writers.
This course is research based. ...Read more
A MPhil in English Literature enables you to undertake a substantial independent research project, which should be of a publishable standard. It takes three years full-time or six years...Read more
The course provides you with the opportunity to work over an extended period on a collection of short stories, a novel or a collection of poems under the individual supervision of a writer actively publishing...Read more
This course represents an extended piece of research into a particular aspect of Welsh language or literature. typical MPhil dissertation is between 30,000 and 60,000 words. Each student is assigned a...Read more
In this course you can benefit from a dedicated doctoral training programme which gives you the opportunity to develop the practical and critical skills necessary for investigation and study at postgraduate level. ...Read more
The Department of English has an outstanding international reputation. Students benefit from strong research-led teaching covering a wide range of literary and linguistic and applied linguistic...Read more
During your MPhil, we will train you in rigorous research methodologies that are transferable to many different careers. Our Postgraduate Research Development programme allows you to learn alongside...Read more
This course offers the opportunity for postgraduate students to make an original contribution to knowledge in their chosen field of study and to become part of a thriving, internationally-renowned research community. ...Read more
MPhil: a standalone, one-year (full-time) research degree. Students will undertake their own research project, concluding in the submission of a 25,000 word dissertation. ...Read more
From Medieval and Renaissance writing to the 18th century to the present, from the novel to poetry to modernism, postmodernism and the contemporary scene – were strongly committed to the interdisciplinary...Read more
Research in English and American literatures has a long and distinguished history at Keele. Please see below for current areas of research and supervision.
Research students are...Read more