Research course

English Literature

Institution
Newcastle University · School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

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Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in English. PhD applicants also require a master's degree.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Join our thriving School with an energetic, creative and well-resourced research culture. You'll benefit from expert supervision.

Our specialist areas of literature range in period from the medieval to the contemporary. We normally offer supervision in the following areas:

Department specialisms

Medieval literature; Renaissance and early modern literature; Eighteenth century and Romantic period literature and culture; Victorian literature; Fin-de-siècle and modernism; Postcolonial literatures; American literature and culture; Children’s literature; Theatre studies; Film

Information for international students

English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 7.0 overall (with 6.5 in writing and a minimum of 6.0 in all other sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.

Fees and funding

See Fees and Funding tab in the Programme information in our online Prospectus.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Sherelle Coulson, Programme Administrator, School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics
Email
pg.english@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 7199