Research course

Department of English

Institution
University of Leicester · School of English
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

At least a good honours degree in English literature or a cognate subject. An MA degree recommended.

Months of entry

January, May, July, September

Course content

Expert supervision across the full range of literature from the medieval period to the present day. This includes modern literary theory, editorial and bibliographical studies, and literary biography, also some areas of language study. The department contributes widely to the interdisciplinary Victorian Studies Centre and the Centre for Medieval Studies.

Department specialisms

All aspects of English literature from the medieval period to the present day.

Information for international students

International students may be sponsored from sources such as the Commonwealth Scholarship Scheme. English language requirements are as indicated in the university's Postgraduate Prospectus.

Fees and funding

External sources, AHRC, university and scholarships.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months
part time
72 months

MPhil

part time
72 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Philip Shaw
Email
ps14@le.ac.uk
Phone
0116 252 2634 / 0116 252 3943
Fax
0116 252 2065