Research course

School of English

Institution
University of Leeds · School of English
Qualifications
PhDMA by researchMPhil

Entry requirements

Research Degree candidates normally hold a first-class or second-class honours degree in a subject relevant to their proposed field of reseach. Candidates whose first language is not English must provide evidence that their English language is sufficient to meet the specific demands of their study.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Applicants for research are welcomed in all areas of English language and literature. Every student in their first year required to take the school's Research Methods Course and to attend the university's workshops for new research students.

Department specialisms

English Literature: Medieval, Renaissance, 18th-Century, Victorian, 20th-century; American Literature and Culture; Postcolonial Literary and Cultural Studies; Icelandic Studies; Bibliography; Theatre Studies; English Language

Fees and funding

School scholarships, AHRB, ORS, Commonwealth scholarships, Alban scholarships, White Rose scholarships, university scholarships.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36+ months

MA by research

full time
12+ months

MPhil

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Research Secretary
Email
postgrad-english@leeds.ac.uk
Phone
0113 343 4773
Fax
0113 343 4774