We would normally expect students starting a PhD or MPhil to hold a first class or a good second-class degree.
Months of entry
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.
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
- Travel Writing
- Renaissance Literature
- Modern English and American Drama
- Milton and Literature of the Civil War period
- 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
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions
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