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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Modern Languages

Course type


Course Summary

This course will help you to improve skills which are important to professional development and employability: the knowledge & intellectual abilities to conduct your research; the personal qualities to succeed in your research & chosen career; the standards, requirements & conduct of a professional researcher in your discipline; working with others & communicating the impact of your research to a wide range of audiences.

For French: You'll look at late 19th and 20th century history and culture, particularly the Second World War. For Spanish: You'll focus on modern Spanish and Latin American literature and intellectual history. For Italian: Research will be based on 19th and 20th century history and culture, particularly opera, gender studies, the Second World War, terrorism, protest movements, the history of Italian science and women writers. The Graduate School is a friendly and supportive study environment for all our research students studying subjects within Humanities & Social Sciences.

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Study mode

Full time


3 years

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have a first or 2:1 UK Honours degree, or overseas equivalent, in Spanish, French or Italian.

University information

Located in the heart of Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city, the University of Strathclyde offers a fantastic experience, where you will enjoy flexible, innovative learning and excellent facilities. Many of their courses can be studied part-time or by distance learning, where you can carry out most of your studies off campus using their virtual learning environment, MyPlace. Their campus offers excellent facilities including state of-the-art...more

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