The School of Modern Languages offers the possibility to do a PhD in Translation Studies (three years full-time; six years part-time). The School has a long tradition of excellent postgraduate student support. ...Read more
Translation is part of the Modern Languages research cluster, which provides a vibrant environment for both disciplinary and interdisciplinary scholarship. Recognised as a centre of excellence...Read more
Staff in Modern Languages research a wide range of areas, including literature, linguistics, translation and film. We supervise PhD students researching periods from the medieval to...Read more
Translation Studies research is rapidly expanding. We host a strong postgraduate community and discipline-specific networks and offer a stimulating research seminar programme, extensive library resources,...Read more
In todays globalised world, translating and interpreting has an ever-growing role. Our main research purpose is to find out more about how it works - from professional, language and cultural perspectives. ...Read more
Why choose this course
The School of Literature and Languages is home to the Centre for Translation Studies (CTS), a well-established specialist research centre dedicated to teaching, scholarship and...Read more
Translation Studies PhD/MA by Research (On-Campus or by Distance Learning)
This course offers promising candidates the opportunity to carry out research in the field of Translation Studies. Research strengths include: literary translation and reception; translation history;...Read more
A PhD or MPhil in Translation enables you to pursue a substantial project led by your own passions and interests.
It represents a highly respected qualification which can present a...Read more
The School of Modern Languages offers the possibility to do a PhD by Practice in Translation Studies (three years full-time; six years part-time). This programme requires completion of an extended translation...Read more
The PhD Translation by Practice offers a new approach to studying Translation, incorporating a creative practical project. This can include translating a book or play, subtitling a film, or translating...Read more
We warmly welcome enquiries from appropriately qualified applicants who are keen to register for doctoral research in any of the areas covered by our staff expertise in Translation and...Read more
A PhD is an internationally-recognised research qualification. You can study for your PhD on-campus or by distance learning. Studying for your PhD in the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies means...Read more
We have specialist researchers and active practitioners in translation across all our subject areas and supervise projects across a wide range of language combinations, not limited to those we teach at...Read more
Our PhD Translation and Intercultural Studies programme will enable you to carry out a piece of original research under the supervision of our academics. The Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies...Read more
We offer research degree supervision in all areas of Translation Studies, including historical linguistics and translation studies from the 18th century to the present.
We offer research...Read more
The PhD in Literary Translation Studies allows you to choose between a research and a practice-based pathway through your degree. Focus your research on the history, philosophy, theory or practice of...Read more
We have a strong, intellectually stimulating and vibrant research culture into which postgraduates are inducted and embedded.
Our research community of academics and scholars are committed to producing...Read more
OverviewResearch proposals which engage with theoretical, linguistic and technical aspects of translation and interpreting are welcomed. Examples of current research projects undertaken by PhD students...Read more
PhD: a research project undertaken across three years (full-time, plus a writing up period), culminating in an 80,000 word thesis. As well as having the option to audit taught units,...Read more
What is a PhD?
A PhD is a Doctorate of Philosophy, a prestigious qualification which is the highest level of degree that a student can achieve, demonstrating talent, academic excellence and a thirst for knowledge. ...Read more