At PhD level we aim for students to make the transition into fully fledged, independent academic researchers, with the skills necessary to present their research orally as well as in writing, in addition...Read more
French at Glasgow offers a broad spectrum of expertise and supervision from the Middle Ages to the contemporary period, on poetry, the novel, theatre and performance studies, language studies, cultural...Read more
The School of Modern Languages offers the possibility to do a PhD/MPhil in French Studies (three years full-time; six years part-time). The School has a long tradition of excellent postgraduate student support. ...Read more
We offer postgraduate research supervision in the following fields: Russian and Soviet History; Russian, Ukrainian and Central and East European Politics; Central and Eastern Europe and European integration;...Read more
A PhD in Welsh enables you to undertake a substantial project rooted in your own passions and interests.
It leads to a highly respected qualification which can present a pathway to a...Read more
Our doctoral programme aims to respond to the needs and interests both of students seeking an academic career or other professional employment and of those who wish to pursue a line of intellectual enquiry...Read more
The breadth of Slavonic Languages and Cultures provision at Glasgow is unique within Scotland and encompasses the languages, history, society and culture of Russia, Poland and the Czech Republic. ...Read more
This PhD in German Studies (three years full-time; six years part-time). The School has a long tradition of excellent postgraduate student support. Depending on the chosen research area, students will...Read more
Russian Studies PhD/MA by Research (On-Campus or by Distance Learning)
Russian Studies researchers at Birmingham are part of a stimulating research culture within the Department of Modern Languages, benefitting from special links to the Centre for Russian, European and Eurasian...Read more
Staff in Italian are involved in research primarily in the modern period and can provide postgraduate supervision in a range of topics in modern Italian literature and culture.
Our staff expertise...Read more
The School of Modern Languages offers the possibility to do a PhD in Italian Studies (three years full-time; six years part-time). The School has a long tradition of excellent postgraduate student support. ...Read more
Italian Studies PhD/MA by Research (On-Campus or by Distance Learning)
By undertaking research in Italian studies at Birmingham, you will be joining a vibrant and diverse postgraduate community that is firmly anchored within the world-leading Department of Modern Languages. ...Read more
We are dedicated to the research of German culture in all its aspects, with a particular emphasis on language and literature.
Located within the School of Modern Languages and Cultures with...Read more
Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies PhD/MA by Research (On-Campus or by Distance Learning)
This degree have no taught components, but relevant taught modules may be attended by arrangement to develop appropriate research skills, including the study of ancient and modern languages. ...Read more
Whether you are interested in literature, language, history or culture, we provide a supportive environment for postgraduate research.
We offer courses and supervision in a range of subject...Read more
French Studies PhD/MA by Research (On-Campus or by Distance Learning)
French Studies research at Birmingham explores how the study of languages, discourses, and cultures challenges how we understand and experience the world. We offer two options for postgraduate research,...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
About our programmes
We offer postgraduate supervision in four European Languages and cultures - French, German, Italian and Hispanic studies - as well as Chinese Studies. Our research activity crosses...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