Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in a related 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, November, October, May, April, February

Course content

The School of English at Nottingham is renowned internationally for its research expertise across the subject, and hosts a number of thriving Research Centres.

Our PhD in English covers a wide range of literatures in English, reflecting the diversity, strength, and depth of the School and its work. Please visit the School's website for details on research areas.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Qualification and course duration


part time
96 months
full time
48 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)115 951 5917