Research course

Welsh Literature

Aberystwyth University · Department of Welsh and Celtic Studies

Entry requirements

Good honours degree (first or 2:1) in Welsh or Celtic Studies or other relevant subject.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

For over a century the Department of Welsh at Aberystwyth has been an internationally renowned centre of research. The expertise of its 8 teaching members spans all areas and periods of Welsh literature and language as well as Celtic Studies. We offer tuition and supervision for research students (MPhil or PhD), and we welcome applications from well-qualified candidates.

Please contact the department to discuss research topics.

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Department specialisms

Welsh Language and Literature (all periods); other Celtic Languages and Literature including the National Library of Wales located in the town.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Start any month. Possible to register for MPhil and transfer to PhD after successful completion of 1 year.

Course contact details

Dr. Richard Roberts
+44 (0)1970 622116