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Doctorate Literature degrees

37 universities in the UK offer 54 postgraduate doctorate literature degrees.

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English PhD

English PhD

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
(4.6)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4121 per year (UK/EU)
  • 8 years Part time degree: £2061 per year (UK/EU)

English PhD

English PhD

The School of Arts, English and Languages offers programmes which map broadly onto the following research areas: Broadcast Literacy; contemporary American Literature and Culture; creative Writing; English...Read more
(4.4)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4195 per year (UK/EU)

Comparative Literature PhD

Comparative Literature PhD

This research degree is ideal if you wish to engage critically with the study of comparative literature - or, indeed, other cultural forms, especially in the area of visual studies - across 2 or more...Read more
(4.4)
  • 3 years Full time degree
  • 3 years Full time degree
  • 3 years Full time degree
  • 5 years Part time degree
  • 5 years Part time degree

English PhD

English PhD

This course is for students thinking of undertaking a research degree. A successful thesis, whether for the PhD or MA, should be an original contribution to knowledge. There are many ways of interpreting...Read more
(4.2)
  • 3 years Full time degree
  • 6 years Part time degree

English PhD

English PhD

The School of English and Journalism offers advanced research opportunities within the subjects of English and Creative Writing. As a research student, you can benefit from a dedicated doctoral training...Read more
(4.4)
  • variable - to suit the learner Full time degree: £4600 per year (UK/EU)
  • variable - to suit the learner Part time degree: £2300 per year (UK/EU)

English PhD

English PhD

This course can be studied over a period of three years. Student can study whichever option they would like in any of our four research areas: Literary Linguistics, Literature, Culture & Place, Journalism...Read more
(3.8)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4121 per year (UK/EU)

English (Literature, Creative Writing and Film Studies) PhD

English (Literature, Creative Writing and Film Studies) PhD

In this course will work in the collegial environment of the School of English and Languages. You will have full access to a range of services to support and develop your writing and research skills,...Read more
(4)
  • 48 months Full time degree: £4195 per year (UK/EU)
  • 96 months Part time degree: £2100 per year (UK/EU)

Literature and Visual Cultures PhD

Literature and Visual Cultures PhD

The School has an exceptionally strong research culture with a strong reputation for the quality of the research produced and the growing number of research grants it is attracting. ...Read more
(4.1)
  • 3 years Full time degree

Comparative Literature PhD

Comparative Literature PhD

Research students present their work at the regular Research Seminar and participate in the Comparative Literature Graduate Reading Group and the annual Comparative Literature Graduate Conference. ...Read more
(4.1)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4600 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £2300 per year (UK/EU)

Comparative Literature PhD

Comparative Literature PhD

Comparative Literature involves the study of literary works of different linguistic and cultural systems, and encourages exploration of the interrelations between literature and the other arts. ...Read more
(4.4)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4195 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £2098 per year (UK/EU)

English Literature PhD

English Literature PhD

The PhD – the most advanced research degree – leads to a dissertation of up to 80,000 words on a subject of your choice and under the expert supervision of an academic member of staff. ...Read more
(3.9)
  • variable - to suit the learner Distance without attendance degree
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4180 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £2090 per year (UK/EU)

English PhD

English PhD

This research degree in English gives you the chance to pursue a major project based around your own passions and interests, which should be of publishable standard. You will be supervised closely by...Read more
(4.7)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4195 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £2097 per year (UK/EU)

The Novel PhD

The Novel PhD

This course aim is to promote discussion about the theory and practice of the novel across a range of languages, historical periods and critical approaches. Bringing together staff from English, Modern...Read more
(3.9)
  • 3 years Full time degree

English PhD

English PhD

This course forms part of the School of English and History in the Faculty of Arts. It is a vibrant and diverse centre for the study of English literature and culture and hosts an active and thriving...Read more
(3.3)
  • variable - to suit the learner Full time degree: £4195 per year (UK/EU)
  • 5 years Part time degree: £1490 per year (UK/EU)

Creative and Critical Writing PhD

Creative and Critical Writing PhD

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
(4.6)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4121 per year (UK/EU)
  • 8 years Part time degree: £2061 per year (UK/EU)

Critical and Cultural Theory PhD

Critical and Cultural Theory PhD

The aim of the program is to offer knowledge and expertise to take you on to a role in Higher Education, or employment requiring high-level skills in research or advanced subject knowledge. ...Read more
(4.1)
  • 3 years Full time degree

New Testament Language, Literature and Theology PhD

New Testament Language, Literature and Theology PhD

You will work under the supervision of specialists whose recent publications have focused on the gospels; Paul; the apocalypse; the apocryphal gospels and early second-century texts and developments;...Read more
(4.4)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4195 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £2098 per year (UK/EU)

Shakespeare Studies PhD

Shakespeare Studies PhD

The Shakespeare Institute offers promising candidates the opportunity to carry out research in a dynamic environment in the very place where the great playwright is so closely associated, Stratford-Upon-Avon. ...Read more
(3.9)
  • 3 years Distance without attendance degree: £4180 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Distance without attendance degree: £2090 per year (UK/EU)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4680 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £3645 per year (UK/EU)

Welsh Literature (Llenyddiaeth Gymraeg) PhD

Welsh Literature (Llenyddiaeth Gymraeg) PhD

This course allows for one full academic year of research, leading to a dissertation of up to 30,000 words. You are free to pursue your own course of research, decided upon in consultation with your academic...Read more
(4.6)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4121 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £2061 per year (UK/EU)

English Literature PhD

English Literature PhD

The Program aims to offer knowledge and expertise to take you on to a role in Higher Education, or employment requiring high-level skills in research or advanced subject knowledge. ...Read more
(4.1)
  • 3 years Full time degree
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