Research course


University of Leeds · School of Languages, Cultures and Societies
PhDMPhilMA by research

Entry requirements

Good first degree in French (other appropriate subject areas may be considered)

Months of entry


Course content

The department, part of the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies, is one of the largest departments in the UK and supervision is available in all areas of French studies. The School offers good audio and video resources and use of two modern-languages electronic resources and information centres, satellite TV, on-line and word-processing facilities and an excellent completion rate for its research students.

Department specialisms

Literature and theatre (medieval to contemporary); French Language and Linguistics; History; Media; Thought; Cinema; Cultural Studies and Institutions; Critical Theory; Area Studies; Francophone Studies

Fees and funding

University PhD scholarships, school studentships (normally available), AHRB funding, university offers scholarships to international students. See the University's Scholarship portal for full details

Qualification and course duration


full time
36+ months


full time
24 months

MA by research

full time
12+ months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Research Office
0113 343 3460