PhD research programmes 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...Read more
About the programme
A University of Hertfordshire research degree is an internationally recognised degree signifying high levels of achievement in research. It develops extensive subject expertise and...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 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
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
Why choose this course
We’re at the forefront of new knowledge in fields including literature, translation, language, linguistics, creative writing, and film studies. With a strong focus on research...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
English Literature PhD: 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 Modern,...Read more
PhD Postgraduate research in English Language and Literature
Why choose this course?
The School of Humanities offers a vibrant environment for MPhil/PhD students, who will have the opportunity to work with enthusiastic, experienced and internationally renowned members of staff. ...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
PhD by Professional Practice 2 - Creative Writing and English Literature
The PhD by Professional Practice is designed for candidates who are established professionals and creatives engaged in professional practice in any discipline.
Where the candidate is still...Read more
Shakespeare Studies PhD/MA by Research (On-Campus or by Distance Learning)
In the heart of Shakespeare’s Stratford, with access to the theatres of the Royal Shakespeare Company and extraordinarily rich libraries and archives, The Shakespeare Institute offers postgraduate researchers...Read more
A PhD or 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...Read more
This English programme provides you with academic and professional opportunities to develop as an independent, creative and original scholar who is capable of contributing to knowledge and research at...Read more
This course represents an extended piece of research into a particular aspect of Welsh language or literature. PhD dissertation is between 60,000 and 100,000 words. Each student is assigned a research...Read more
PhD by Published Work (Route 1) - Creative Writing and English Literature
The PhD by Publication is designed for researchers and practitioners who are active in their field but do not have a PhD.
Students on this programme will submit a portfolio of publications...Read more
English Literature PhD/MA by Research (On-Campus or by Distance Learning)
By pursuing research in English Literature at Birmingham, you will be joining a vibrant and dynamic research community thanks to the Department’s diverse research interests and approaches. ...Read more
The PhD English programme provides you with academic and professional opportunities to develop as an independent, creative and original scholar who is capable of contributing to knowledge and research...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 PhD is awarded for a dissertation of...Read more