Research course

English

Institution
Bangor University · School of English
Qualifications
MPhilPhD

Entry requirements

We would normally expect students starting a PhD or MPhil to hold a first class or a good second-class degree.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

The MPhil is awarded for a dissertation of not more than 60,000 words and the PhD for a dissertation normally of not more than 100,000 words.

Research Areas

English with specialisations in:

  • Other Literature from the Middle Ages and the 16th, 17th, 19th, and 20th centuries.
  • English Literature post 1500
  • Arthurian literature
  • American Literature
  • Comparative Literature
  • Anglo-Welsh Writing
  • Postcolonial Literature
  • Gender and Writing
  • Autobiography
  • Travel Writing
  • Romanticism
  • Renaissance Literature
  • Modern English and American Drama
  • Milton and Literature of the Civil War period
  • Modernism
  • Contemporary Poetry
  • Creative Writing.

Information for international students

Students whose first language is not English are expected to have achieved an IELTS score of at least 6.5 with no element below 6.0.

Qualification and course duration

MPhil

full time
24 months
part time
48-60 months

PhD

full time
36 months
part time
72-96 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
postgraduate@bangor.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1248 383717