Research course


University of Cambridge · Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages

Entry requirements

Applicants for PhD study should have achieved a strong honours degree in a relevant field, with clear evidence of research potential, and a distinction in their UK Masters Degree (or equivalent).

Months of entry

January, October

Course content

The Department is formed by some of the leading experts in topics such as Medieval studies, Golden Age, Modern Peninsular, Latin American, Catalan culture, Hispanic Linguistics, Lusophone literature and art. Between them they have offered supervision in research for the PhD on an exciting range of topics, and welcome enquiries from potential research students.

Information for international students

English Language Proficiency: IELTS 7.5 (minimum of 7 in each unit); TOEFL iBT 110 (minimum 25 in each individual element); CAE Grade A or B (minimum 193 in each individual element) plus a language centre assessment; CPE Grade A, B or C (with minimum 200 in each individual element).

Fees and funding

UK students
£8,094 p.a.
International students
£22,248 p.a.

Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), Cambridge Commonwealth European and International Trusts, Gates Cambridge Scholarships, College Scholarships, Gibson Spanish Scholarships.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months
part time
60 months

Course contact details

MML Graduate Office
+44 (0)1223 335057