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Full time | City Campus | 4 years | FEB-23

Study mode

Full time

Duration

4 years

Start date

FEB-23

Key information
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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

English Language

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Course summary

We offer research opportunities in

  • creative writing
  • eighteenth-century and romantic writing
  • linguistics
  • the Renaissance
  • contemporary and modern literature

In the 2014 REF, 94% of our research was rated as being at least of international quality, ranking us among the best of new university English departments. This degree is hosted in the College of Social Sciences and Arts Graduate School.

How you learn

Your supervisory team includes a Director of Studies and one or more second supervisors with expertise and interest in your research area. However, much of the work for your degree will be carried out independently, and you will need the initiative, motivation and commitment to succeed.

Your supervisors help you to define your research programme, agree any associated training requirements, and provide direction while encouraging you to develop as an independent researcher.

Future careers

The rigorous analytical thinking necessary for research degrees is attractive to employers. You have the opportunity to develop a range of transferable skills which are applicable in related areas such as creative and publishing careers and beyond.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£4,500

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

£14,895

Entry requirements

All applicants should hold a strong undergraduate degree (2.1 or above) and/or a relevant masters qualification (or expectation of the same). All applicants must submit a completed postgraduate application form including a 1500 word research proposal.

University information

When studying a postgraduate degree at Sheffield Hallam University, students will be working at the cutting edge of their discipline using the latest techniques, ideas, practices, and insights to address contemporary issues in their discipline, professional practice and the workplace. There are over 30,000 students at Sheffield Hallam University, and just over 6,000 of those are studying at postgraduate level. The university places a...more

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