Research course

English Literature

Institution
University of Glasgow · College of Arts
Qualifications
PhDMLitt by researchMPhilMRes

Entry requirements

Our regular standard of admission is at least an Upper Second Class Honours degree (2:1), although candidates will usually also have completed or be undertaking a Masters qualification.

Months of entry

Anytime

Course content

By choosing to embark on postgraduate research study in English Literature at Glasgow, you will be joining a thriving, dynamic, and internationally-renowned research community. Glasgow was ranked third in the UK, and first in Scotland, for research strength in English Language and Literature in the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014).

Our staff interests and expertise cover the entire chronological range of study in English Literature, from the Medieval period to the present day, as well as critical theory and creative writing.

Our research

Our research is interdisciplinary and crosses periods and themes, in fields such as:

  • spatial humanities
  • colonial and postcolonial studies
  • American studies
  • Irish studies
  • medical humanities
  • translation, textual scholarship and editing
  • digital humanities
  • avant-garde poetries and poetics

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MLitt by research
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    36 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
  • MRes
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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