Research course

English and American Studies

Institution
The University of Manchester · English and American Studies
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

We require successful completion of a master's course with an overall classification of Merit or higher, or its overseas equivalent, with an element of research training. A research proposal must be included with the formal application materials.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Our English and American Studies PhD programme offers the opportunity to undertake an in-depth piece of research in the area that most interests you.

Manchester has a strong tradition in research, and our current profile includes both traditional areas of research and new fields and methods.

Research in English and American Studies is conducted across both the chronological span and the theoretical range of the subject. Specific areas of international research excellence include:

  • Old and Middle English
  • Renaissance literature
  • Romanticism
  • Victorian literature and culture
  • Contemporary literature
  • Modern Irish and Scottish studies
  • American studies
  • post-colonial and world literatures
  • Cultural theory.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Email
PhDSALC@manchester.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)161 275 3559