Research course

Comparative Literature

University of Nottingham · Cultural Studies

Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in an arts, humanities, or social science subject. For PhD-level study, we would usually expect you to hold, or be working towards, a masters degree in a relevant subject.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

We offer research degree supervision in all areas of comparative literature and comparative cultural studies, from the Middle Ages to the present. We have particular strengths in the cultural contexts of French and Francophone, Hispanic and Lusophone, Slavonic, German and Chinese studies, and also welcome projects involving film, TV and media studies.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS 7.0 (no less than 6.5 in any element).

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months
full time
72 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate and Research Office
+44 (0)115 95 14389